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Engaging payers, the medical director, administrators and field providers was key to MedStar’s successful telehealth implementation
Establishing clear policies, protocols and building trust: PCHD EMS shares their body-worn cameras implementation journey
Learn more about the OIG Compliance Program guidance and the uptick in HIPAA-related enforcement activity and lawsuits
Lincoln Park First Aid Squad alleges that the state health department’s office of EMS gave the New Jersey State Police Fatal Accident Reporting System access to medical records
A new online resource is helping hospitals and healthcare providers better understand privacy rule
The HIPAA workplace poster can be posted at EMS stations to remind providers of key do’s and don’ts
You don’t have to roll out a red carpet, but there are a few extra considerations for caring for celebrities, politicians and other high-profile individuals in the public spotlight
Police received a complaint that Nathan G. Appel, 24, was filming and recording audio of patients without their knowledge while treating them
Recognize, prevent growing ransomware as a service and drive-by downloading threats with these tips
EMS1 talks with Pulsara’s Kris Kaull about the importance of communication, how to improve it with the right technology, and how the role of EMS in the overall healthcare landscape is changing
AAA Ambulance Service reported that some individuals’ personal information was accessed during the breach, including names, social security numbers and medical information
NEMSIS-TAC and PWW produce definitive guidance on HIPAA – essential to aid the progression of MIH
Wren Nealy Jr., Cypress Creek EMS chief operating officer, relates how BWCs have contributed to personnel safety, QA/QI
EMTs, paramedics and firefighters are uniquely qualified to aid public health contact tracing efforts to limit the spread of COVID-19
Funding a system of readiness through telehealth, treatment and alternative destination reimbursement for EMS