What you can do about patient safety’s latest threat—cyberattacks
Patient safety is no longer just a bedside concern. Cyberattacks are a growing risk and demand smart responses by doctors and the government. Password security and computer screen locks are just two of the basic steps to take now.
Record release law for medical liability suits upheld in court
In Murphy v. Dulay, the appeals court overturned a lower court ruling that said a Florida law requiring the release of relevant health information was impermissible under the federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).