Yes, the HIPAA Privacy Rule allows this communication to occur, [...]
Yes. The phone number of the patient's room in the [...]
Can the fact that a patient has been “treated and released,” or that a patient has died, be released as part of the facility directory?
Yes. The fact that a patient has been "treated and [...]
Does the HIPAA Privacy Rule permit a hospital to inform callers or visitors of a patient’s location and general condition in the emergency room, even if the patient’s information would not normally be included in the main hospital directory of admitted patients?
Yes. The Privacy Rule permits covered entities to maintain more [...]
Does the HIPAA Privacy Rule permit hospitals and other health care facilities to inform visitors or callers about a patient’s location in the facility and general condition?
Yes. Covered hospitals and other covered health care providers can [...]
Providers and health plans covered by the HIPAA Privacy Rule [...]
Can health care providers invite or arrange for members of the media, including film crews, to enter treatment areas of their facilities without prior written authorization?
Health care providers cannot invite or allow media personnel, including [...]