Medical Privacy of Protected Health Information

Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP
Clinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare®

The August 30, 2018 edition of MLN Connects provides a great Fact Sheet for all health care professionals as well as health care organizations.

Here’s a sample of the topics and resources available in this Fact Sheet:

  • Medical Privacy
  • Health Care Professionals’ Privacy Guide
  • HIPAA Balances Privacy and Patient Care
  • Consent Forms
  • Incidental Disclosures
  • Electronic Communications
  • Sharing Patient Health Status and Location
  • Mental Health Guidance
  • Clergy and Family Guidance
  • HIPAA Does Not Prevent Child Abuse Reporting

There is a wealth of resources, including hyperlinks, in this 6-page Fact Sheet. Check it out and share the information!