New HIPAA Law Guidelines for Contacting Recovered Covid-19 Patients About Blood and Plasma Donations

More than 2.3 million Americans are known to have contracted coronavirus. Despite a massive worldwide response to the pandemic, information on the virus remains limited. Treatment options continue to lag behind demand, as well.  This lag has been due in part to healthcare providers’ concerns about breaking HIPAA laws. As a result, the Office of …

HIPAA and Healthcare Compliance: How COVID-19 Is Changing the Healthcare System

On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization declared the coronavirus a pandemic. Since COVID-19 began spreading throughout the world, it has been wreaking havoc on several different sectors. There have even been changes in the healthcare industry. Many people are questioning whether the movement to telehealth methods of seeing patients …

What You Need to Know About HIPAA Training During COVID-19

We all know that the HIPAA privacy rule is strict. Your teams need HIPAA training to make sure they know the law to avoid violations and the huge fines that come with them.  The coronavirus pandemic likely put a spanner in your training plans. Not only are healthcare teams exceptionally …

Re-Opening the Office: How to Prepare Your Workplace in the Wake of COVID-19

Estimates show that 25 to 30 percent of workers will be working from home several days a week by the end of 2021. The coronavirus pandemic has accelerated that trend but it’s not an option for every business. If you’re bringing employees back into your office as the COVID restrictions start to …

New CE Course Offering: Infection Control and COVID-19 in Healthcare Training

Infection control has always been an important part of the job for all healthcare workers, and with the recent pandemic caused by COVID-19 it’s more important than ever. This 2 hour course, based on the 2018 AAHA Infection Control Syllabus and CDC Recommendations for COVID-19 in healthcare, will take the …