Patient Privacy

As some of you who already work in the medical field may be aware, the federal government has recently implemented new laws concerning the sharing of patient information. The rules impose additional obligations on health care providers (this means everyone who works in the medical field: nurses, doctors, insurance providers, billing staff, assistants, x-ray techs, etc.).

It’s important for those who work in the field to know the rules. The University of Miami has put together some excellent primers summarizing these rules. They can be found at the following site:

I especially recommend the following modules:


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