article thumbnail

Interoperability: Best Practices in Patient Amendments to Protected Health Information

MRO Compliance

Since April 2003, patients have had the right to request amendments to protected health information (PHI) contained within the designated record maintained by a covered entity (CE) or its business associates. Interoperability: Best Practices in Patient Amendments to Protected Health Information. June 6, 2022. Journal of AHIMA.

130
130
article thumbnail

Four Takeaways from 23rd Population Health Colloquium: Two Decades of Progress

HealthIT Answers

By Beth Friedman - The “population health” movement began two decades ago and the term was solidified in 2003. Population health has come a long way these past two decades.

69
Insiders

Sign Up for our Newsletter

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

article thumbnail

Lessons in Health Data Privacy from the Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act

Bill of Health

Enacted in November 2003, PBAB banned all intact dilation and extractions (D&X), a late-stage abortion procedure, without medical exceptions to protect the pregnant individual’s health. The 2003-2004 National Abortion Federation v. Within days of PBAB’s passage, several physicians brought suit in National Abortion Federation v.

Doctors 190
article thumbnail

Report confirms racial disparities in patient access to their health data

Healthcare It News

Since 2003 the NCI's Health Information National Trends Survey has collected nationally representative data about the American public’s knowledge of, attitudes toward and use of health-related information in an effort to create more effective health communication strategies across different populations. WHY IT MATTERS.

247
247
article thumbnail

Healthcare & Life Sciences Private Equity Deal Tracker: GTCR to Acquire Cloudbreak Health for $180 million

McGuire Wood

Founded in 2003, the company’s core offering is Martti (My Accessible Real-Time Trusted Interpreter), a video remote interpretation solution designed to connect patients with interpreters in over 250 languages. GTCR has announced it will acquire Cloudbreak Health from UpHealth for $180 million.

52
article thumbnail

Healthcare & Life Sciences Private Equity Deal Tracker: Surge Invests in Elite Clinical Network

McGuire Wood

ECN , founded in 2003 and based in Las Vegas, is a network of pharmaceutical research sites throughout California, Arizona and Nevada. Surge Private Equity has announced it has invested in Elite Clinical Network (ECN) in a transaction valued at around $200 million.

52
article thumbnail

Reader Offer: Free Annual HIPAA Risk Assessment

HIPAA Journal

Covered Entities like medical practices and Business Associates like IT providers are required conduct a HIPAA risk assessment by the 2003 HIPAA Security Rule (45 CFR § 164.308 – Security Management Process) and HITECH Act 2009. HIPAA Journal has partnered with The Compliancy Group to offer its readers a free annual HIPAA Risk Assessment.

HIPAA 77