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    HIPAA Hooray--Or Is It?

    Posted by sharonb on Dec 2, 2013 2:00:41 AM

    Many years ago when I was an Intravenous (IV) Therapist in training at a major teaching hospital, I sat down to a thirty minute dinner break with my fellow IV team members in the hospital cafeteria. One of our team mates was late. She rushed to the table with her tray, and raced to tell us why she was delayed. Not only did she provide the team with chapter and verse of the patient she last saw, but also told us the patient's diagnosis, the tragedy surrounding the patient, the little boy she was leaving behind, and her youth.

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    Topics: administration, health administration, Health Administration, health care management, Sharon B. Buchbinder, HIPAA, Patient Privacy and Confidentiality, Sharon Buchbinder Blog

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