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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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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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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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Is a state-run MMJ registry a covered entity?

Is a state-run medical marijuana patient registry a covered entity? The Florida registry includes identifiable patient personal information and MMJ "prescription" information that is passed from the physician, to the DOH, to dispensing retail locations. Any physician, law enforcement officer, or retail location employee can find and view any patient's information. Here is the Florida physician user manual: http://www.flhealthsource.gov/ommu/forms/registry-user-guide-physician.pdf ...more »

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Is my App following acceptable security protocol through HIPPA?

I email addresses of the users of the app, which are all doctors not patients, for authentication purposes. The application uses SSL encryption for transmission of data between a user's phone and the backend servers. The data is not currently encrypted on the server, but will become encrypted in a future version. Security around the data is restricted such that a user can only access their own data and is not accessible ...more »

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New to Hippa

Can someone assist me? We are working with a client of ours who would like us to create a billing application that will be a web based system. It will deal with patient and insurance carrier data. Where do we start? What do we need to do when building the about? Technical? What do we need to do from administration side? We will be dealing with UB-04 for billing.

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