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Train physicians on HIPAA privacy and security

Health Information Compliance Insider, May 1, 2008

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You’re up to the challenge

Editor’s note: The following article is the first in a series about effectively training specific groups of staff members about HIPAA privacy and security compliance. This article addresses the particular challenges of training physicians and offers practical suggestions to make your compliance program more effective.

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

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