Confidentiality, Privacy & Security

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  • We had a similar discussion earlier in the week.  Our infection control nurses have handled exposure notification internally for years.   They have this experience and really it is not a different process other than this is a much more high profile condition.  ...

  • I could be wrong, I read it very fast, bu it seems that the new law will not be implemented for 12 months and they are awaiting guidance to be published on some unknown date. If so we have time to learn more. Basically it appears to make 42 CFR Part 2 ...

  • Interested in the process you are following to alert staff of other staff members that test positive for covid (due to being exposed to a patient at your facility). Are you seeking permission to use the staff member's name or are you just stating that ...

  • Hi Sherry, An initial consent would still be required under Section 3221 of the CARES Act, however, unlike existing law, any subsequent consent to re-share such information would not be required and the information instead would flow like TPO under HIPAA. ...

  • Maybe it is too soon, but the attached is not as detailed as I would like or maybe I am misinterpreting it. It is my understanding we still need to get written consent for anything that has to do with TPO which is what we do now. How does this align better ...