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Mandatory Flu Shots for Medical & Dental Workers

September 30th, 2009 · No Comments

There is a drive on for all healthcare workers to receive both seasonal influenza and H1N1 vaccinations. New York is the first state to require all healthcare workers, who have direct patient contact at hospitals, hospices, health centers or even home care, to get flu shots – both the seasonal flu and the H1N1 when […]

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Dentists Should Know About New HIPAA Rules

August 28th, 2009 · 6 Comments

In February, the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH) was passed as under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA). The purpose of the act was to create a nationwide information technology infrastructure that would allow controlled electronic dissemination of health information (EMR). HITECH rules, which are currently being […]

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