Patient Demographic Integrity ver4 – Successfully moving clinical patient documents from one electronic system to another requires that the patient be exactly identified so that documents are correctly linked to the patient. This identification requires that great care and consistency be used in registering and updating the patient in every system. This document provides standards recognized across multiple systems that results in clean registration and improves patient matching results. This is a great tool to use for training and future reference, download it today!
Model Notice of Privacy Practices – 2013:
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) published the Omnibus HIPAA Final Rule in January 2013. Providers, as covered entities, are required to maintain and distribute a notice that describes their HIPAA privacy practices to all their patients. The notice should include how the practice will use and disclose Protected Health Information (PHI) about an individual and under what circumstances authorization from the individual may not be necessary. Providers must update their Notice of Privacy Practices by September 23, 2013.
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Valuable Resources for Meaningful Use, EHR Incentives & More: “Resources”