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Conclusion to the Symposium: From Principles to Practice: Human Rights and Public Health Emergencies

Bill of Health

In doing so, we encouraged contributors to comment on the Principles’ potential usefulness as guidance in addressing real emergency situations, as well as any possible gaps and weaknesses. They also were intended to be of application to a wide range of emergencies, not public health emergencies specifically.

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What Are Near-Miss Events in Healthcare?

MedTrainer

Healthcare has its own near-miss events where a complication or medical error causes injury but the patient survives. What are near-miss events in healthcare? In this blog, we’ll describe near-miss events and how incident reporting software helps healthcare organizations better understand causes and ways to prevent future problems.

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Deadline to Report 2023 Small Breaches to Health and Human Services (HHS)

Total HIPAA

Definition of HIPAA Breaches A simple oversight or event may qualify as a HIPAA breach. Here are a few examples from the HHS website: A municipal social service agency disclosed PHI while processing Medicaid applications. Either way, you must log every breach as it happens. You can view the full list of HHS examples here.

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Virtual 40th National HIPAA Summit – Early Bird Discount Ends 2/3

HIPAA Journal

The event provides a tremendous opportunity for learning through HIPAA workforce training sessions and keynote speeches from top government officials and leading industry professionals. These groups cover privacy and HIPAA compliance best practices, HIPAA breach trends, and HIPAA enforcement initiatives and breach trends.

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Carium, OMNY among HHS-backed tech accelerator picks

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Department of Health and Human Services announced this week that it had launched a digital health accelerator aimed at addressing the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. National Coordinator for Health IT, in a statement. Ferrum Health. OMNY Health. WHY IT MATTERS. Eupnoos Ltd. ManagingLife.

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Digital Health Security Initiative Launched by the HHS

HIPAA Journal

Department of Health and Human Services’ Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health (ARPA-H) has announced the launch of the Digital Health Security (DIGIHEALS) project which seeks to improve the electronic infrastructure of the U.S. healthcare industry. The DIGIHEALS project comes when the U.S.

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Florida woman to pay $20.3M after using telemedicine to shield alleged fraud

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Department of Justice announced earlier this month that an Indian Rocks Beach, Florida-based woman has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit healthcare fraud and filing a false tax return. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General, in a statement. have also agreed to pay up to $20.3

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