Users' questions

Is the UHS Hospital in Florida under investigation?

Is the UHS Hospital in Florida under investigation?

UHS is under federal investigation into whether the company committed Medicare fraud. The probe involves more than 1 in 10 UHS psychiatric hospitals. Three are being investigated criminally — including one facing allegations that it routinely misused Florida’s involuntary commitment law to lock in patients who did not need hospitalization.

Can a employer ask a health care provider for information?

However, if your employer asks your health care provider directly for information about you, your provider cannot give your employer the information without your authorization unless other laws require them to do so. Generally, the Privacy Rule applies to the disclosures made by your health care provider, not the questions your employer may ask.

Why are profits misaligned with patients’interests?

Increasing profits is today misaligned with the interests of patients, because profits depend on increasing the volume of services, not delivering good results.

Who are the staff members at the hospital?

Other staff available to meet your needs include: Social Services, Pastoral Services, Physical Therapy, Respiratory Therapy, Discharge Planning, Radiology and Laboratory. A member of our dietary staff is available throughout the day to offer refreshments and assist in meal planning.

Who are the staff at patients hospital of Redding?

Staff Physicians… If you’re looking for a physician who works with us, we offer a Physician Referral Service, available 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday through Friday. Please call 530.225.8715 for assistance. At Patients’ Hospital of Redding, we have a high nurse to patient ratio. This will ensure that your nurse is available when you need them.

Who are the medical staff at PHR hospital?

Medical Staff: Cynthia Masters manages the medical staff function and handles all paperwork for physicians to be approved to do surgery at PHR. Health Information Management: Sally Tenney, RHIT manages this department and oversees all the medical records for the hospital.

Is your office staff accidentally oversharing patient?

In most cases, it comes down to having an awareness of what constitutes a violation in the first place (even an accidental one) and properly training staff to detect when patient information is overshared. There are many small ways that accidental HIPAA violations can occur without so much as a second thought. A few common instances include: