Coronavirus (COVID-19) Staff Training & Preparedness

This policy was developed for in-house use by Lowell, Nashua & Chelmsford Oral Surgery Associates and generously shared (March 6th, 2020) The purpose of this training is to provide you with information about the Coronavirus (COVID-19), identify symptoms, and to review infection control and prevention strategies to protect you and our patients...

HHS Reminds Covered Entities of HIPAA Data Sharing Provisions in Light of Novel Coronavirus Outbreak

Posted By HIPAA Journal on Feb 4, 2020
The Department of Health and Human Services has issued a bulletin reminding HIPAA covered entities about the ways that patient information can be shared during outbreaks of infectious disease and other emergency situations, in light of the recent Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) outbreak. In the bulletin, the HHS confirms that in such situations...