Technology for Social Good: How This Simple App is Joining a Global Movement

**This is part of our series highlighting startups who share our mission of trying to make people's lives just a little easier** Technology and medicine are two forces that have...


Machine Learning Is Taking Over the Medical Profession – But Not in the Way You Might Think

Art or science? For most people, medicine will fall into the latter category. But, while medical training gives the hard and fast facts, there is an element of creative thinking...


Apps That Wreak Havoc On HIPAA

This is the era of multiple devices and millions of apps. Phones, tablets, and smartwatches are filled with apps intended to make our lives easier.  And it seems almost daily we...


A HIPAA Breach

A HIPAA breach can cripple your medical practice Over the last few months we have discussed HIPAA in very general terms.  I have tried to impart some of the basics of its security...


Who’s Covered by HIPAA?

Our previous HIPAA entry exposed you to some of the basics of HIPAA.   One of the things we did was to identify who was covered by the HIPAA rules.  Entities or individuals that...


What is HIPAA?

Since our previous HIPAA entry exposed you to some of the shock value of the recent HIPAA violations, I assume you are checking back because you’re interested in how HIPAA may...


HIPAA Violations - An Open Discussion

An open Discussion on HIPAA. First, its HIPAA, not “HIPPA” which you see a lot as you navigate an internet search about HIPAA.  If you Google HIPPA, you will find plenty of...