Overview: This session will focus on the rights of individuals to communicate in the manner they desire, and how a medical office can decide what is an acceptable process for communications with individuals. The session will explain how to discuss communications options with individuals so that you can best meet their needs and desires, while preserving their rights under the rules.With the new HIPAA random audit program now getting under way, and increas..
Far from being robot-like analysts who regularly review their portfolios, a large fraction of investors deal with expected slumps in their holdings by just not looking, a study finds. This “ostrich effect” applies even in an era of 24/7 access to financial data: unlucky investors stop logging into their online accounts as often, according to the economists behind the study. This tendency may affect market prices of investments, they add.
The influence of genes on intelligence varies by social class in the United States, but not in Western Europe or Australia, according to a new study that compiled results from 14 previous studies. Researchers tentatively attributed the findings—published in the journal Psychological Science—to the effect of stronger social safety nets in those other countries.
Fairness is a key component of human civilization, letting us share valuable resources, but does it develop the same way, and at the same pace, across all cultures? Maybe not, a study suggests.
Trying to rate which country’s people are the most honest is difficult—the answer may depend on the test you use, a researcher has found. Economist David Hugh-Jones of the U.K.’s University of East Anglia used online surveys to measure honesty in 15 countries, and rank them accordingly.