Do you ever wonder how you can get money from any ATM and yet we can’t go from one health provider to another, even in the same town, and have them be able to access something as simple as our phone number from another clinic? Here are our insights on why that is.
As information increasingly became electronic, in 2003 the HIPAA security rule was added and is more important than ever in this new era of cyber attacks. As organizations continue to work with reduced budgets and leaner teams, meticulous oversight requiring highly skilled resources becomes difficult and costly.
Have you ever received a reminder call for someone who wasn’t you? Or two people stood up in the waiting room at your doctor’s office because they were both named Bob, when the medical assistant called the first name? When a patient presents to a healthcare facility, he or she will be registered by the facility and medical history will be requested from other providers.