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Onboarding Practice Managers Toolkit

August 2, 2019

Medical Records

Electronic Medical Records (Emr) & the HIPAA Security Rule

Although electronic medical records (EMR) offers substantial benefits, it is necessary to understand and manage the special security risks introduced by such systems. Physicians maintaining patient records electronically should become familiar with the requirements of the HIPAA Security Regulations (or HIPAA Security Rule) that became effective in April 2005 and as amended under the American …

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The information provided in this resource does not constitute legal, medical or any other professional advice, nor does it establish a standard of care. This resource has been created as an aid to you in your practice. The ultimate decision on how to use the information provided rests solely with you, the PolicyOwner.