Health Information Management

Rehiring an employee, telephone vendors, faxes to wrong address, and unencrypted e-mails

Briefings on HIPAA, May 1, 2011

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Q An employee is terminated for violating patient confidentiality. The organization later rehires the employee to work in another department and then promotes this individual to the position of director of the department from which the employee was terminated. Is this a common occurrence?

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