OCR offers Patient Privacy: A Guide for Providers (login required), an educational program for health care providers on compliance with various aspects of the HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules. Physicians can earn free Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits and health care professionals will receive Continuing Education (CE) credits
HIPAA consultants are trained and have knowledge and expertise focusing on the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). HIPAA is a
law that was created to provide guidelines for standards of privacy in the
effort to protect patients' medical records as they may be provided to others
within the health care industry. HIPAA consultants may work with and provide
services to health-care professionals and managers, insurance providers,
clinicians, physicians, pharmacies and acute-care professionals. Here are some
helpful tips on how to become a HIPAA consultant. United States
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Physicians, clinics, chiropractioners, dentist, pharmacy, senior home/nursing homes, health care staffing companies, billing companies, EMR/HER companies, lawyers (who are dealing with healthcare clients), attorneys (same; who are dealing with healthcare clients), veterinary clinics, clinical trial companies, small bio or pharma manufacturing companies, pharma trading companies, trade associations and not-for-profit organizations, etc.
Offer them joint effort to protect clients
Lawyers Specializing in Medical Profession
Plan to test a variety of media to generate your leads, including direct mail, trade publications, fax, paid search, search engine optimization, e-newsletters, opt in email blasts, affiliate marketing, publicity, telemarketing, trade shows, schmoozing, you name it.
The offer is key
The most important thing always comes down to your offer.
In other words, the only way to get doctors to pay attention to you – let alone respond – is to provide them with a very compelling value proposition, prove why they should choose you, and then give them an incentive to act now.
Providiing useful, relevant information and education is the best way to not only get their attention, but also to earn credibility. As a rule, doctors love to deal wi