Tag Archives: access

Early Access To The 2021 Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Has Arrived—Here Are the Best Deals.

Brace yourselves: The 2021 Nordstrom Anniversary Sale is on its way—and for some of you Nordy Club members, it’s already here. If you thought shopping holidays like Black Friday, Cyber Monday or even Amazon’s two-day Prime Day sale were ones to watch—the retailer’s epic annual event (which spans over 12 days) is truly next level.… Read More »

HIPAA right of access: In what looks like a new trend, another costly settlement

Eight may not be enough to get the message across, as the U.S. Health and Human Services has now reached that number of settlements with providers nationwide in the year-plus since it began enforcing HIPAA’s right of access provision. WHY IT MATTERSHHS Office for Civil Rights announced this week that Dignity Health – doing business… 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 »

Addressing Health Equity Must Include Digital Equity Beyond Access To Medical Services and Insurance

The 21st Century Cures Act emphasizes patients’ control of personal health information. ONC rules issues in March 2020 called for more patient-facing health tools and apps to bolster health consumer engagement and empowerment. But the emergence of the coronavirus in the U.S. revealed many weakness in the American health care system, one of which has… Read More »

Drinking alcohol can make the coronavirus worse, the WHO says in recommending restricting access

A view of people waiting in line at Cork & Bottle liquor store on 1st Avenue as the coronavirus continues to spread across the United States on March 21, 2020 in New York City. Cindy Ord | Getty Images Drinking alcohol can increase the risk of catching Covid-19 and make it worse if you do… Read More »