Common HIPAA Violations Nurses Make – ANA Continues to Speak Out Against Harmful Cuts to Health Care. – (866) 348-2889
Are you putting your job and employer at risk with unintentional HIPAA violations?
HIPAA violations can cost practitioners and facilities tens of thousands of dollars, and can happen without an RN even realizing it. Underlining just how important it is to not run afoul HIPAA laws. To protect your career, your patients’ privacy and your employer, check out these HIPAA violations you and your colleagues may accidentally commit.
8 COMMON NURSING HIPAA VIOLATIONS TO GUARD AGAINST
1. Forgetting to lock or log out of your computer terminal
In a busy medical environment, it’s common to hurry between multiple patient rooms during your shift. Unfortunately, that means many opportunities to forget to lock or log out of a room’s computer terminals before you’re off to see the next patient.