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Why ‘minimum necessary’ rules help restrict info requests

An easy-to-overlook aspect of the HIPAA Privacy Rule is the requirement that all uses and disclosures be of the “minimum necessary” amount of protected health information. That means the least amount of information needed for the intended purpose should be used. That is not always an easy concept to keep in mind or follow. Before… Read More »

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Neuroimaging in Headache Disorders: When Is It Necessary? – Neurology Advisor

November 30, 2018 Share this content: The use of neuroimaging remains at the discretion of the clinician, necessitating more research to improve clinical understanding of headache disorders. The World Health Organization defines headache disorders as any illness characterized by frequent headaches, the most common being migraines, tension-type headaches, cluster headaches, and medication overuse headaches.1 In… Read More »

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