HIPAA compliance not so great? maybe it's time to coordinate

Fody, Kenneth W.; Bagnal, Joel
June 2004
hfm (Healthcare Financial Management);Jun2004, Vol. 58 Issue 6, p84
Trade Publication
Discusses the need for healthcare organizations in the United States to bring all activities together in a coordinated process with common compliance goals in light of increasing healthcare laws, particularly the Health Information Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). Privacy and security regulations in HIPAA; Changes in accreditation rules of the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations; Aligning of compliance with corporate strategy and goals; Creation of a coordinated approach to compliance; Executive support for compliance.


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