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Failure to Conduct an Appropriate HIPAA Risk Analysis Can Cost You!

Posted on: October 6, 2015

A $750,000 settlement recently paid by a large physician practice group highlights how important it is for organizations to regularly conduct proper HIPAA risk assessments. The Cancer Care Group (based in Indiana) allegedly failed to protect electronic patient data (“ePHI”) as required by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act’s (“HIPAA”) Security Rule.  The Group’s Read more.....

Dealing with Liability Threats to Your Veterinary Practice

Posted on: October 2, 2015

 by Daniel L. Baxter Veterinarians are exposed to liability threats each time they encounter a potentially dangerous animal in a clinical setting. Fortunately, you have several weapons at your disposal to minimize your risk. Written Warnings and Notifications The first line of defense against liability is the use of written warnings and notifications. This encompasses Read more.....

Overview of Employment-Related Legal Issues Faced by Veterinarians

Posted on: September 25, 2015

 by Stephen K. Marmaduke As a veterinarian with a complex practice, you can be subject to a number of different employment laws. Failure to follow these laws can result in expensive, traumatic incidents that have the power to destroy the practice you have worked so hard to build. To prevent these problems, you should take Read more.....