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Making the Most of Electronic Prescription Systems

By | November 14th, 2017|Categories: Compliance, Hospital Law Practice, Physician Law Practice|

It comes as no surprise that electronic prescription writing is on the rise. Almost gone are the days when deciphering the scrawl on a physician’s prescription required the skills of a codebreaker. It’s now estimated [...]

Using the HIPAA Security Risk Assessment Tool

By | October 13th, 2017|Categories: Compliance, Hospital Law Practice, Physician Law Practice|

If questions about whether your organization is HIPAA compliant are keeping you up nights, get some much-needed rest by using the HIPAA Security Risk Assessment Tool (SRA) provided by the Office of the National Coordinator [...]

Patient Portals are Improving Healthcare

By | September 15th, 2017|Categories: Compliance, Hospital Law Practice, Physician Law Practice|

In recent years, the adoption of digital record storage and communication has had a significant impact on healthcare.  By and large, that impact has been overwhelmingly positive for both patients and providers.  Many providers and [...]

Biggest Mistakes Physicians Make When Acquiring A Medical Practice

By | July 21st, 2017|Categories: Compliance, Hospital Law Practice, Physician Law Practice|

Building a profitable medical practice from the ground up takes years and a considerable, long-term financial commitment. Today many physicians in private practice choose to purchase established practices that come with patients, records, equipment, employees [...]

Creating a Social Media Policy for Your Medical Practice

By | June 15th, 2017|Categories: Compliance, Hospital Law Practice, Physician Law Practice|

Social media sites like Facebook and Twitter have become a regular part of our daily lives—there is no ignoring that fact. Many workers in the health care field use social media each day, often during [...]