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Taking away a patient's access to health care is morally flawed – Dallas News

Imagine you are a hard-working mother of five diagnosed with advanced breast cancer. Your body is under attack, your energy depleted, and your mind saddened by just how much life has changed. You are fighting through the nauseating effects of chemotherapy and afraid others will know you are wearing a wig. All the while, you… Read More »

Feds fine hospital that didn’t cut data access to former employee

Pagosa Springs Medical Center in Colorado, a critical access hospital, will pay $ 111,400 to the HHS Office for Civil Rights. The small provider is being hit after neglecting to terminate access to protected heath information after an employee left the practice. A complaint sent to OCR alleged the former employee continued to have access… Read More »