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Gastroenterology Coding Alert

Patient Privacy:
Could Enteral Feeding Device Data Get Hacked?

Tip: Keep medical devices off the network if possible. You’ve tightened up your HIPAA processes, secured office laptops and tablets, and had employees sign confidentiality agreements. But although you may think you’ve got patient privacy locked down, hackers could be entering your practice in unsuspecting ways—such as via medical devices. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) wants to get involved in [...]