Why electronic medical records are a disaster for some docs

“You’re 56,” I say, speaking to a new patient. “Have you had a colonoscopy?” “Yes, I did, right when I turned 50,” she says. “Isn’t it in there?” “Well,” I reply, awkwardly. My shoulders hunch over my laptop screen, my hands scrunching to conform to the too-small keyboard. I click and open a dropdown menu. …

Does Your Medical Transcription Company Protect HIPAA Information Above What Is Required?

Does your medical transcription company only comply with the “bare” essentials of HIPAA law requirements and not go above and beyond this level protecting health information? If so, you’re setting yourself up for failure. Violations of the requirements under the law resulting in monetary penalties are increasing. Examples: “Cignet Health Fined a $4.3 M Civil …