Posts by John Leardi:

Disputing National Practitioner Data Bank Records

The Affordable Care Act established the National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB) to centralize information about medical professionals that previously appeared across multiple systems. Launched in May 2013 and managed by …






Protecting Patients’ Medical Records

Health care professionals can harness technology in incredible ways to improve patient care. Cloud-based services, for example, enable doctors to analyze thousands of patients’ records to make better treatment decisions …



HIPAA May Be Modified for Gun Safety

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced in January a proposed modification to the HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) Privacy Rule that would allow certain …


The Perils of Copy and Paste

Electronic health records (EHR) systems can be complex and costly, challenging to learn and difficult to navigate. And yet, one of the simplest aspects of using EHR can get you …