HIPAA - Health and Informational Privacy Issues
Communication of health information in the realm of HIPPA and E-Health involves many legal issues and regulatory mandates, particularly concerning confidentiality and privacy. As internet and website use by health care providers increases, so do legal risks associated with the use and disclosure of health information. Rhoads & Sinon LLP closely monitors and advises clients regarding e-health issues, particularly the HIPAA standards for privacy, security, and data interchange. The firm has worked with clients in diverse settings and assisted them in developing privacy policies and procedures appropriate to their size, complexity, and clinical operations. The firm also advises clients about general e-health issues and considerations including issues associated with implementation of electronic health records, required health information, and organization development.