Corporate Compliance

Tools to teach physicians about HIPAA compliance

Strategies for Health Care Compliance, July 1, 2008

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Training physicians about HIPAA compliance is difficult. Physicians can be independent and strong-minded, but compliance officers may perceive and describe physicians with these traits as old-fashioned and stubborn.

But as senior leaders of the clinical staff, physicians are immersed in protected health information (PHI) all day. Training them to comply with HIPAA privacy and security requirements is daunting, but it’s also necessary.

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