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OCR Releases New HIPAA Breach Reporting Tool for “...

Earlier this week, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) released a redesigned HIPAA Breach Reporting Tool on their site. The HIPAA Breach Reporting Tool is commonly called the “Wall of Shame” because it …

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Using HIPAA Compliance as a Patient Engagement Strategy

HIPAA compliance as a patient engagement strategy is becoming more and more appealing for health care professionals of all kind. Behavioral health professionals in particular can capitalize on an effective HIPAA compliance program as another means of developing a patient …

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Coalition for Technology in Behavioral Science (CTiBS) ...

Please join us for the events for Coalition for Technology in Behavioral Science (CTiBS) at the 125th Annual American Psychological Association (APA) Convention in Washington DC: BUSINESS MEETING: Friday, August 4, 2017 from 4:00-4:50pm Eastern Market Room, Marriott Marquis Washington DC Hotel CTiBS HAPPY HOUR: …

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CTiBS Happy Hour APA

Looking to meet the technology community APA convention in Washington DC this August? Join the for the CTiBS Happy Hour APA The Coalition for Technology in Behavioral Science and partnering with the telebehavioral Health institute to organize a community event while at …

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ACA “Repeal and Replace” Bill

              Date:   July 14, 2017   To:       SPTA and Division Federal Advocacy Coordinators, and APAGS Coordinators From:  Doug Walter, J.D., Associate Executive Director for Government Relations,              American Psychological Association Practice Organization  Cc:      Katherine …

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HIPAA and Ransomware: What You Need to Know

When it comes to HIPAA and ransomware, there are some key responsibilities that health care professionals have when handling an incident. Following the regulation is essential to keeping your behavioral health practice out of the headlines and mitigating the risk …

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Connected Health Summit 2017

Parks Associates research shows that insurers and U.S. consumers spend more than $50 billion per year on home health services. Further, 70% of U.S. broadband households are interested in visiting physician services, while roughly 60% are interested in remote care …

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Canterbury Tales of Telemental Health and Technology Pi...

Canterbury Tales of Telemental Health and Technology Pioneers: Charting the Territory Career Paths in Telemental Health charts the respective personal career stories of a number of innovators in the emerging delivery modality the editors label, somewhat insufficiently, as telemental health. …

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Why Telehealth Is an Essential Resource for Addiction T...

In a recent article in The Atlantic, the former head of the National Institutes of Mental Health, psychiatrist Tom Insel, pinned the future progress of mental healthcare on one small but transformative piece of technology: the smartphone. Insel is reportedly …

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