HHS Proposes HIPAA Changes to Protect Reproductive Health Information

Jul 18, 2023 at 10:46 am by kbarrettalley

By Elizabeth Neal Pitman and Ashley L. Thomas The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) recently published a Proposed R.... Read More

Shifting Hormones Affect Women’s Oral Health

Jul 18, 2023 at 10:40 am by kbarrettalley

By Laura Freeman From preterm birth to an increased risk of heart disease, oral health can affect the health of the body. For women, the reverse is also true. Starting with t.... Read More

Bilateral Retroperitoneoscopic Adrenalectomy

Jul 18, 2023 at 10:34 am by kbarrettalley

UAB is First in Alabama and Possibly the Southeast to Perform By Laura Freeman Overproduction of adrenal hormones can usually be addressed without the need to remove both gl.... Read More

Do I Believe You? Scienter Standard in a FCA Case

Jul 18, 2023 at 10:32 am by kbarrettalley

By Kelli C. Fleming and James A. Hoover Two False Claims Act (“FCA”) cases have recently been decided by the United State Supreme Court, further clarifying one a.... Read More

IT Focus: HIPAA Oversights by Practices in IT

Jul 18, 2023 at 10:25 am by kbarrettalley

By Jane Ehrhardt “HIPAA is the biggest regulated gray area out there,” says Aaron Woods, manager of security services at Dynamic Quest. “HIPAA states that t.... Read More

February 2024

Feb 23, 2024 at 08:13 am by kbarrettalley

Your February 2024 Issue of Birmingham Medical News is Here!