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MA health network to pay $70,000 after failing to provide medical records

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Civil Rights announced this week that five providers had agreed to pay settlements for potential violations of the HIPAA Privacy Rule’s right of access provision. Beth Israel Lahey Health Behavioral Services’ settlement was the largest of the group, with the Massachusetts-based network of mental health… Read More »

‘My four-year old said it looked like my head had caved in’ – TD Peadar Tóibín reveals shock after cancerous tumour removed

A Meath TD has revealed that a shocking skin-cancer scare which led to the removal of a tumour from his scalp, has made him “reorder” his perspective and priorities. ontú party leader Peadar Tóibín says the diagnosis has also made him fully aware of the fear other cancer patients must be feeling due to treatment… Read More »

AHA asks HHS to safeguard access to telehealth after COVID-19

The American Hospital Association sent an open letter to President Donald Trump this week recommending actions that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services should take to safeguard patient access to telehealth after the public health emergency ends. The president issued an executive order in early August in support of making some temporary flexibilities for telehealth… Read More »

Tracking Symptoms After Brain Injury

August 2020 Print this issue Health Capsule A fall, car accident, or sports injury can cause a mild traumatic brain injury, or concussion. Most people will recover in a few weeks to months. But some people’s symptoms continue long afterward. Researchers want to better understand why some people’s brains don’t heal after a concussion. This… Read More »