HIPAA COMPLIANCE - COMPUTER ACCESS

Thursday, March 26, 2009 at 4:17:25 PM

Medical Staff should be aware that it is important to access on-line only medical charts that are relevant to your practice. When a record is accessed, the contact information is kept and reviewed for appropriateness. If it is done purely out of curiosity and with no clinical reason, a serious HIPAA violation could result. Sharing passwords with your staff is never a good idea!

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