January/February 2019 Issue
Protecting Adolescent Patient Privacy: Four Key Questions [Feature]

When an adolescent patient requests confidential services, here’s what you need to know about their rights and your responsibilities.

March/April 2018 Issue
HIPAA: Answers to Your Frequently Asked Questions [Feature]

Does your organization interpret HIPAA too strictly, too loosely, or just right? Find out with these FAQs.

March/April 2017 Issue
The HIPAA Security Rule: Are You in Compliance? [Feature]

Taking steps to protect your patient information and prepare for a possible breach can avoid costly audit violations.

March/April 2015 Issue
Electronic Access to Adolescents' Health Records: Legal, Policy, and Practice Implications [Feature]

Letting minors view their health records online means finding a compromise between patient privacy and parental rights.

May/June 2013 Issue
HIPAA Again: Confronting the Updated Privacy and Security Rules [Feature]

New regulations will require practices to revisit and adapt their privacy policies.

Jul-Aug 2009 Issue
"Will the Feds Really Buy Me an EHR?" and Other Commonly Asked Questions About the HITECH Act [Feature]

The economic stimulus package offers $19 billion in health IT incentives, but it also creates new penalties. Here's what you need to know.

Apr 2008 Issue
How to Protect Your Data When You're on the Web [Feature]

Every time you access the Internet, a world of criminals is trying to steal personal information – yours and your patients'. Here's how to stop them.

Jan 2008 Issue
Does Primary Care Need Medicare? [Opinion]

Its payment system undervalues primary care, and its regulations include jail time for physicians' mistakes. What's not to love?

Apr 2005 Issue
Ten Steps to HIPAA Security Compliance [Feature]

Protecting your patients’ health information is more difficult and more important than ever. The author’s strategy will help you meet this month’s deadline.

Jun 2004 Issue
Hipaaposterous [Balancing Act]

This article is one physician's lighthearted view of regulations imposed by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).

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