Batya Swift Yasgur, MA, LMSW, Author at Neurology Advisor

Batya Swift Yasgur, MA, LMSW

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Protecting Patient Privacy: HIPAA Compliance in the Electronic Age

The privacy of patient data is protected by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and the 2009 Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act.1But the complexities of today’s high-tech methods of communication, data sharing, and data storage lay practices open to unforeseen and constantly changing threats, requiring vigilance and training of…

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