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Boston Marathon bombing response offers insight into HIPAA needs

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July 28, 2017

Make sure that your hospital’s emergency preparedness plan includes compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). A mass casualty event will impact patient privacy rights, said Nickie Braxton, compliance and privacy officer for Boston Medical Center (BMC), which was one of the hospitals that treated victims of the Boston Marathon bombing in April 2013.

Make sure that your hospital’s emergency preparedness plan includes compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). A mass casualty event will impact patient privacy rights, said Nickie Braxton, compliance and privacy officer for Boston Medical Center (BMC), which was one of the hospitals that treated victims of the Boston Marathon bombing in April 2013.



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