Continuing Down the EHR Path

In my last blog we looked at the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and how it helped corral security, electronic signatures, coordination of benefits, and unique identifiers such as the national provider identifier (NPI). HIPAA was more than just a method of ensuring the privacy of protected health information (PHI) and who can... Continue Reading →

Whose Record is it Anyway?

  Welcome to Health-e Records. I’m Ruthanne Romero, RN, MSN, HCAFA, CPC, a registered nurse at Health Integrity with a specialty in Healthcare Informatics and Health/Public Policy. In the past, medical records were treated like sacred documents that only your medical provider could read or access. During an office visit, you’d try to glance over... Continue Reading →

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