Fast facts about the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act

Fast facts about the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act

If you’ve never heard of the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA), you’re not alone. But Illinois has some of the strictest laws about how biometric information is collected, protected, and used — and violations can carry hefty fines. Many healthcare providers and practices collect and share biometric information without recognizing this legal quagmire. For...

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5 Things Healthcare Providers are Doing Wrong on Social Media

5 Things Healthcare Providers are Doing Wrong on Social Media

Are your social media practices compliant with HIPAA and other medical privacy laws? If you’re not careful, that seemingly harmless post can land you in hot water.  Avoid these five common mistakes healthcare professionals make on social media. Most of us cannot go more than 10 minutes without checking our Twitter or Facebook feeds for updates....

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