This podcast features David Holtzman, Executive Advisor for CynergisTek, who discusses how healthcare providers can remain compliant with the HIPAA privacy, security and breach notification rules during the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn how the HIPAA privacy and security standards have been impacted by the federal government’s response to the pandemic; the rules for sharing PHI in a public health emergency; which messaging and video conferencing applications are safe to use for telehealth; the status of HIPAA enforcement; and what constitutes “good faith” in treatment and is not subject to penalty. He recommends healthcare organizations visit the OCR website at https://www.hhs.gov/hipaa/ for the latest information.
Our podcast host is Janet Kennedy of Get Social Health.
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