Healthcare Privacy

Expert Health Press
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 Medical identity theft threatens your financial security. One in three Americans are victims. What to do when it happens to you? 
Healthcare expert Lori-Ann Rickard reveals the easy and practical answers that only an insider knows. Spin Your Healthcare Your Way to Healthcare Privacy with her guide. 


Easy Healthcare: Healthcare Privacy gives you the secrets no outsider would guess such as: 

• Keep your healthcare information private 
• You own your medical information and you are entitled to it 
• How email and social media can destroy your healthcare privacy (or protect it) 
• How electronic health records and patient portals can protect privacy 
• When you have rights to the medical information of others (and when you don’t) 
• What to do if your privacy is violated 

This guide leads you through the most important decisions about your Healthcare Privacy. Lori-Ann Rickard gives you The Bottom Line. 

With over 30 years of experience in the healthcare industry, HealthSpin founder Lori-Ann Rickard puts you in charge so you can Spin Your Healthcare Your Way! 
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Expert Health Press
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Published on
Sep 20, 2014
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Pages
56
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ISBN
9781940767000
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Language
English
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Health & Fitness / General
Health & Fitness / Health Care Issues
Law / Health
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