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virtual job board interpreter services

Healthcare providers place requests for interpreter services on a web portal that the state agency leases from a private vendor. Interpreters then log into the web portal to fish for appointments. They can access the web portal from their computers or mobile devices and do so frequently at public places such as coffee houses, libraries, waiting rooms, etc. where there is no expectation of privacy. All appointments are ...more »

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How granular should logs be in saving access-to-PHI events?

As a software developer in the role of business associate I have read about what needs to be captured and stored by software that handles PHI for a covered entity. To be a good vendor, we want to provide our customer the requisite log data about user credentialing (adds, permissions, changes, disables, deletes), and about PHI activity within our software product. We currently log all changes to PHI made by our product. ...more »

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HIPPA Violation

Hello, My name is Ashen Edmonds and I work for the department of correction. I am a food- service worker and I posted a diet order of a inmate to inform the kitchen workers of his diet order. The order only contained, The offender name and his allergies. Did I violate his HIPPA rights in any way? Please email me.

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How to handle old emails

I'm a web designer and have a client who has recently become hipaa compliant concerning his handling of email. He needed me to search his old emails from about 6 years ago for a certain file. Though he no longer uses that email address, the emails were still in webhosts database, and they were never hipaa compliant. He was wondering if he should just delete those old emails, since they are not hipaa compliant we thought ...more »

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Surveillance Cameras and HIPAA

The mental health organization I am working with wants to install cameras in an area where people receive services (so they are identified by face and as being in need of the service provided). The organization will have an app to monitor camera activity etc but they want an existing telecommunications company to install and maintain the cameras and the video/images. The company they have chosen has never and will not ...more »

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HiIPAA question

HIPAA issue ...I have been approached regarding sharing information internally within the clinic. Is it considered a breach if information is shared within a clinic? example: John doe is seen in clinic, However there is an issue with the patient and internal email is sent to CEO regarding patient information with concerns. I understand that anyone who does not have a pertinent reason for being in the chart is concerned ...more »

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HIPAA issue

HIPAA issue ...I have been approached regarding sharing information internally within the clinic. Is it considered a breach if information is shared within a clinic? example: John doe is seen in clinic, However there is an issue with the patient and internal email is sent to CEO regarding patient information with concerns. I understand that anyone who does not have a pertinent reason for being in the chart is concerned ...more »

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iOS keychains for saving pass/access token is HIPAA complaint?

I am building a mobile application to facilitate the patients and I am accessing the PHI through RESTful web apis.

I want to clarify one thing that I surfed a lot on google recently is, if I save patient's password or access token for re-authentication in iOS keychains, then may I consider this approach or this would be vulnerable to save the passwords in iOS keychains and violates HIPAA compliance act?

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