Ruth Griggs

Ruth Griggs

Sands Anderson PC

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The Patient Safety Act goes [back] to Washington

The scope of a little-known but nonetheless significant federal healthcare law, the Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act ("Patient Safety Act), may soon be considered by the United States Supreme Court. In a petition...more

8/12/2015 - Confidential Information Data Collection Health Care Providers Healthcare Hospitals KY Supreme Court Patient Safety Work Product Privilege

Does HIPAA Apply to Employers?

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, better known as HIPAA, protects the privacy and security of patient health information. A common question from human resource managers has been what is the impact of...more

10/4/2013 - ADA Covered Entities FMLA HIPAA PHI

The HIPAA/HITECH Final Rule has arrived!

If you are a health care provider and/or someone who routinely performs work involving patient health information on behalf of a health care provider, you likely need to know about the HIPAA/HITECH Final Rule....more

4/9/2013 - Business Associates Covered Entities Data Protection Healthcare HHS HIPAA HIPAA Omnibus Rule HITECH PHI Subcontractors

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