HIPAA and Nursing Challenges - page 2

HIPAA, or the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, affects all nurses in how we obtain and handle patient information. As patient confidentiality is a sacred trust, it is the duty of the Nurse to protect the integrity of the nurse-patient relationship. Come here to learn strategies on how to communicate with family members who demand information, how to check yourself as well as fellow colleagues and ensure accountability, discuss what is and is not acceptable information to release, and/or how to avoid disclosure pitfalls.

  1. Pt's FB pictures of me
    by rse3 Jan 24
    234
    MunoRN
  2. Unbelievable
    by FlyingScot Apr 2
    37
    Lioness333
  3. NY Times article about HIPAA impact
    by Semolina Aug 10
    11
    duskyjewel
  4. Applications
    by mommasgirls Aug 9
    2
    delphine22
  5. Emailing MDs for orders
    by delphine22 Aug 5
    7
    MunoRN
  6. Hipaa violation and interview
    by Edubs1023 Aug 3
    22
    Ruby Vee
  7. Do I have a right to a copy of my employee health file?
    by Clovery Jul 16
    19
    MunoRN
  8. Newborn pictures posted on social media?
    by sandybyrd79 Feb 6
    34
    sandybyrd79
  9. Help! Forgot to waste narc
    by cheji13 Aug 1
    10
    psu_213
  10. Company Violation
    by apnurserock Jul 30
    11
    T-Bird78
  11. CNA's and Looking at Charts
    by cd365c Jul 30
    10
    Anna S, RN
  12. HIPAA violation?
    by haunani Jul 9
    25
    KRVRN
  13. Posting Licensed Number in social media
    by nomad29 Feb 24
    45
    xoemmylouox
  14. Hipaa violation
    by 123anonymous Jul 8
    5
    BuckyBadgerRN
  15. Social media in the hospital?
    • Closed
    by -knoxnurse- Jul 9
    4
    NRSKarenRN
  16. HIPAA Rule Violation
    by Divingfrog Jul 5
    3
    KelRN215
  17. So what is a Hipaa violation, anyway?
    by lulain Nov 23, '12
    13
    Ashley Rhodes
  18. Is there a legal way to do this...
    by BrnEyedGirl Feb 7
    81
    withasmilelpn
  19. is this a Hipaa Violation?
    by ohmeowzer RN Jun 14
    13
    Esme12
  20. what happens next
    by ohmeowzer RN Jun 14
    3
    danggirl16
  21. My HIPAA dilemma
    by wizski Jun 7
    15
    Esme12
  22. Prospective employee's psych hx
    by ashleed Mar 9
    24
    Heathermaizey
  23. Woman sues hospital after med records posted on FaceBook
    by GrnTea Jun 5
    29
    SionainnRN
  24. Is making appts for friends/family/ a hipaa violation?
    by hhnurse0407 May 15
    7
    BuckyBadgerRN
  25. Did my friend violate HIPAA by telling me this?
    by virgo7598 Jun 5
    6
    caliotter3
  26. define business need to know
    by Mortpm1 Jun 5
    3
    GrnTea
  27. test results
    by kmjohnson924 May 21
    7
    KelRN215
  28. Was it or was it not?
    by T-Bird78 Jun 3
    6
    psu_213
  29. Cincinnati, OH Hospital accused
    by applesxoranges Jun 4
    1
    TriciaJ
  30. Violation?
    15
    amoLucia
  31. Sharing cardiac rhythm tracing without any evidence of pt identification...violation?
    by heather in ohio May 20
    6
    GrnTea
  32. Is this a violation of HIPAA
    by sdj73 May 18
    5
    ktwlpn
  33. Hospice in an ALF and HIPAA
    by Race Mom May 2
    39
    MunoRN
  34. Did I violate HIPAA?
    19
    SNurseKylam
  35. Accused of HIPPA
    by arodgz Apr 20
    16
    Here.I.Stand

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