Monday, April 25, 2016

Unauthorized Filming for "NY Med" Results in $2.2 Million Settlement with New York Presbyterian Hospital

According to a 4.21.16 HHS.gov post:
Today, the Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights (OCR) announced that it has reached a $2.2 million settlement with New York Presbyterian Hospital (NYP) for the egregious disclosure of two patients' protected health information (PHI) to film crews and staff during the filming of "NY Med," an ABC television series, without first obtaining authorization from the patients. In particular, OCR found that NYP allowed the ABC crew to film someone who was dying and another person in significant distress, even after a medical professional urged the crew to stop. 

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Healthcare Roundtable Announces Spring 2016 Program

Choosing the Right Practice Model: Examining the options to find the optimal fit

Tuesday, May 17 | 7.30-9.30 am 
First Citizens Bank
6555 N Federal Hwy, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308

As the transformation of healthcare accelerates, many healthcare professionals are asking what’s the right practice model for the future? Sure it’s about profits but it’s also about quality of life. Whether just starting their medical career or considering a mid-career change, doctors want to make the right choice. IPAs, ACOs, Hospital Employment, Large Group and Concierge/DPC are among the myriad options available to practicing physicians today. Taking advantage of market trends to find the right niche is key as doctors struggle to leverage their investment in education, training and credentialing. On May 17, the Healthcare Roundtable will address this provocative topic. A panel of healthcare professionals will define and describe the various options and share their experiences.

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