Monthly Archives:January 2020


Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), The U.S. Office of Civil Rights oversees this act, which was first instituted in 1996, to closely monitor access the confidential medical information if made public, can reveal at the identity of the patient. HIPAA protects the privacy of patients and medical data is maintained. Those who violate patient Continue Reading

Substance Abuse Overview

It is estimated that in 2005, 22 million Americans battled alcohol or drug problems. About 95% of alcohol or drug addicts are considered to be unaware of the problems they cause. * Of the people who know of this problem, 273,000 have tried unsuccessfully to get treatment. These estimates highlight the importance of preventing and Continue Reading