HIPAA and Nursing Challenges - page 3

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. Hipaa violation
    by 123anonymous Jul 8, '14
    5
    BuckyBadgerRN
  2. Social media in the hospital?
    • Closed
    by -knoxnurse- Jul 9, '14
    4
    NRSKarenRN
  3. HIPAA Rule Violation
    by Divingfrog Jul 5, '14
    3
    KelRN215
  4. Is there a legal way to do this...
    by BrnEyedGirl Feb 7, '14
    81
    withasmilelpn
  5. is this a Hipaa Violation?
    by ohmeowzer RN Jun 14, '14
    13
    Esme12
  6. what happens next
    by ohmeowzer RN Jun 14, '14
    3
    danggirl16
  7. My HIPAA dilemma
    by wizski Jun 7, '14
    15
    Esme12
  8. Prospective employee's psych hx
    by ashleed Mar 9, '14
    24
    Heathermaizey
  9. Woman sues hospital after med records posted on FaceBook
    by GrnTea Jun 5, '14
    29
    SionainnRN
  10. Is making appts for friends/family/ a hipaa violation?
    by hhnurse0407 May 15, '14
    7
    BuckyBadgerRN
  11. Did my friend violate HIPAA by telling me this?
    by virgo7598 Jun 5, '14
    6
    caliotter3
  12. define business need to know
    by Mortpm1 Jun 5, '14
    3
    GrnTea
  13. test results
    by kmjohnson924 May 21, '14
    7
    KelRN215
  14. Was it or was it not?
    by T-Bird78 Jun 3, '14
    6
    psu_213
  15. Cincinnati, OH Hospital accused
    by applesxoranges Jun 4, '14
    1
    TriciaJ
  16. Violation?
    by Patricia Clarke,RN May 21, '14
    15
    amoLucia
  17. Sharing cardiac rhythm tracing without any evidence of pt identification...violation?
    by heather in ohio May 20, '14
    6
    GrnTea
  18. Is this a violation of HIPAA
    by sdj73 May 18, '14
    5
    ktwlpn
  19. Hospice in an ALF and HIPAA
    by Race Mom May 2, '14
    39
    MunoRN
  20. Did I violate HIPAA?
    by nursing_student93 Apr 23, '14
    19
    RescueNinjaKy
  21. Accused of HIPPA
    by arodgz Apr 20, '14
    16
    Here.I.Stand
  22. Patient wants to connect on LinkedIn
    by otilika Jan 29, '14
    21
    BuckyBadgerRN
  23. Patient accuses me of HIPAA violation
    by prnqday Apr 20, '14
    16
    akulahawkRN
  24. How could I have handled this better?
    by ClaraRedheart Feb 19, '14
    4
    Jory
  25. Contacting family members after OR death...HIPAA?
    by AllRNAllOR Apr 17, '14
    8
    T-Bird78
  26. admin shows her family the psych unit
    by camrn56 Feb 24, '14
    8
    angelabLPN
  27. Fired unfairly, vicious caregivers
    by nurse_jess Apr 14, '14
    4
    systoly
  28. Not sure if this is a HIPAA violation...anyone an expert?
    by Jory May 2, '12
    15
    toomuchbaloney
  29. Please help! Was this a hippa violation?
    Poll by rn865 Feb 25, '14
    24
    toomuchbaloney
  30. Difference between Institutional and Community
    by adr22367 Mar 25, '14
    3
    toomuchbaloney
  31. HIPAA compliance question
    by hea.hipaa Mar 20, '14
    4
    GrnTea
  32. HIPAA violation
    by Flapjack ditty Mar 18, '14
    10
    toomuchbaloney
  33. Was this a HIPAA violation
    by blkbusa13 Mar 14, '14
    6
    ambiance
  34. hipaa violation or not?
    by 1MiMi1 Feb 21, '14
    20
    GrnTea
  35. ethical problems regarding confidentiality
    by nursingsteph Feb 22, '14
    5
    GrnTea

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