Confidentiality, Privacy & Security

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  • ​Is there any specific documentation referencing whether or not you have to have a healthcare DPOA to release the billing records on a patient?  Would a regular DPOA with financial responsibilities work for this? ------------------------------ Heidi ...

  • ​All, Great conversation!  Registration errors can equate to both a privacy issue and a patient safety issue.  For this reason we have started to document these events in our MIDAS event documentation system.  These are then reported out at our safety ...

  • Good plan Lynn, being mental health we would tread a bit more sternly and assess all the information that was contained on that document as well, when doing our RA of the situation.  Any highly sensitive PHI can alter the end result. ------------------------------ ...

  • ​It would depend upon the completion of your risk assessment/four risk factor analysis. If the result of the assessment is a low probability that the data was compromised, breach notification would not be required.  For example, the mother did not retain ...

  • I just read Barbara's response which makes sense too. I am going to share everyone's responses with our critical incident group and let the group make the decision and record decision making in the minutes as well as the risk assessment. Again, thank ...