Do you know the difference between a tornado watch and a tornado warning? Learn the difference and the appropriate steps to take.
Effective April 1, a new hotline number and website launched to give MHS employees 24/7 access to submit compliance concerns anonymously.
REMINDER: Know and follow the HIPAA regulations and MHS policy regarding our patients' requests to correct or amend their medical records.
Distracted walking is on the rise. Being safe means being alert — all of the time.
Take this bit of HIPAA humor as an essential reminder. Be careful when mailing patient information. Always doublecheck the patient's first name, last name and address.
Celebrate National Patient Safety Awareness week with lunch and learns at Methodist Hospital and Methodist Women's Hospital.
Check out these essential safety tips for snow shoveling and driving in winter weather.
REMINDER: Know and follow the HIPAA regulations that forbid employees from editing or updating their own electronic health records or those of family members, including minor children. It is also a HIPAA violation to schedule medical appointments for yourself or your family members in Cerner.
How easy it is to fall for a fake email scam? Watch as NBC national investigative reporter Jeff Rossen puts his parents and his Today Show producers to a phishing test.
Why? To avoid slips and falls in winter weather!
We know what our true love sends on "Twelve Days of Christmas," but what are hackers trying to send to us? Consider how unhappy the holidays (and the rest of the year) would be with these twelve days of breaches.
HIPAA Alert: Thinking of Updating Your Electronic Health Record at Work? Don't! FairWarning Reports Your Actions
Effective Nov. 21, supervisors will be automatically alerted to direct reports' HIPAA violations involving unauthorized use of electronic health records. Employees in violation of HIPAA will be disciplined according to current HR policies. REMINDER: Know and follow the HIPAA regulations that forbid employees from editing or updating their own electronic health records or those of family members, including minor children. It is also a HIPAA violation to schedule medical appointments for yourself or your family members in Cerner.
To protect the security and privacy of patient information, access to Nebraska Health Information Initiative (NeHII) is limited to approved users only, and users must follow HIPAA regulations.
As employees, we have legal and ethical obligations to protect patient information and to follow security best practices.
Remember to follow these HIPAA rules of engagement every day.