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A new modification to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) took effect on March 26, 2013 with compliance by all effected parties required by September 23, 2013.  The modifications are sweeping and all nurses should be aware of these changes for their practice, whether they are LNC’s, management, or clinical nurses. The entire […]

Electronic Medical Records: How to Navigate Your Way Through the Paper Printouts

  The patient’s healthcare record has evolved into the most reliable source of data available to fulfill multiple purposes and functions.  As many as 150 end users seek access to a standard medical record.  With ever increasing numbers of individuals needing the information in a medical record, the physical condition and location of the record […]