Law Enforcement Exception to HIPAA: What Providers Need to Know

Mar 20, 2023 at 10:30 am by steve

By Andy Baer, MD Healthcare providers are well-versed in the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) Privacy Rule and the broad protection it offe.... Read More

IT Focus: Cybersecurity for Remote Workstations

Jul 16, 2021 at 03:18 pm by steve

The number of ransomware attacks worldwide has climbed 20 percent in the last two months, and 93 percent in the past year, according to a June release from Check Point Resea.... Read More

The Overwhelming Job of a Practice Administrator

May 25, 2021 at 12:00 pm by steve

By Richard Stroud, MBA FACMPE When the Birmingham Medical News asked me to write a blog, they told me I could write about anything. Anything? Anything.  So, I.... Read More

Legal & Practical Considerations for Telemedicine

Oct 13, 2020 at 03:45 pm by steve

AHLA Panel Looks at Current, Post-Pandemic Landscape In the face of a global health crisis that called for limiting close, in-person contact, it's not surprising telemedicine.... Read More

The Threat of Ransomware

Jul 22, 2016 at 11:58 am by steve

"It's so easy to get it," says Curtis Woods with Integrated Solutions in Birmingham about ransomware. One specialist practice in Birmingham has been hit three times. Another l.... Read More
July 2024 Cover

July 2024

Jul 18, 2024 at 11:56 am by kbarrettalley

Your July 2024 Issue of Birmingham Medical News is Here!