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Do Individuals have to Disclose Vaccination Status?

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The COVID-19 pandemic has presented a controversy about “vaccine passports”, medical privacy laws and individual rights. As the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) eases restrictions on individuals vaccinated against Coronavirus, many companies and individuals are asking for individuals to disclose vaccination status. HIPAA is often cited as a justification to avoid disclosing that vaccination status; […]

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Patagonia Health to Roll out New Patient ID Scanner

patient ID scanner

Patagonia Health is getting set to roll out a new Patient ID Scanner as part of its continual effort to simplify processes and improve customers’ workflow.  The scanner reads a patient’s driver’s license or medical insurance cards, including dual sided and laminated or embossed cards.   This built-in optional feature streamlines the check-in process and […]

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Keeping Patient Safety a Priority in your Health Center

Patient Safety

Patient safety can mean a lot of things depending on your public health department or community health center. But at its core, patient safety is about how your organization prevents and protects patients from errors, injuries, accidents, and infections. While often considered an issue for hospitals or facilities with impatient care, patient safety can and […]

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6 Tip strategy to increase patient engagement

The use of electronic health record (EHR) in the exam room changes the dynamics of the clinical charting process. Many health professionals are not that savvy with new technology and it can be exacerbating to say the least. As a result, many doctors spend too much face time with the computer rather than the patient; […]

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