"OCR has posted a series of factsheets, available in eight languages, to inform consumers about their rights under the HIPAA Privacy Rule." -HHS, HealthIT.govOne point the FAQs and videos mention is that patients have a right to request a report of everyone who has accessed their medical records - what is know as "an accounting of disclosures."
An accounting of disclosures, which can be an daunting task for providers, can now be handled easily with new low-cost on-demand SaaS services.
Download a white paper on accounting of disclosures and patient privacy breach detection. Learn how to proactively identify unauthorized breaches of patient data privacy, even by authorized users - with no hardware and no on-site software.Sources:
(a) New Tools to Educate Consumers and Providers - HHS, HealthIT.gov, 04/29/2013