The Do’s and Don’ts of HIPAA #Infographic #HIPAA

As a healthcare provider, it’s critical to know and understand the information that you’re able to share under the HIPAA law. HIPAA stands for the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, and it was introduced in 1996. Its primary concern was to make sure that health insurance was provided to employees that were in between jobs, and to diminish the use of one’s health information in fraudulent situations.

In 2003, the Privacy Rule came into being, which was a way to protect the personal health information of every individual. Even with the law in place, there are actions that are acceptable with a written authorization, but there are also numerous actions that are illegal unless authorized. This infographic will outline the different actions that require authorization and ones that healthcare providers can do without the consent of a patient.

An infographic by Rehab Center Marketing.

Ridiculous and Weird Traffic Laws From Around the World #Infographic #Driving

Most of those sound like a joke, and it’s hard or even impossible to convince people that those are real. But they are real. The interesting part (aside from the laws themselves) is that some of them are so old, that most of the people living now don’t remember the days when these, ridiculous now, laws were active and in force.

So, let’s be honest: most of these laws exist only on paper. And, in reality, nobody is going to fine you are driving barefoot, mostly because what are the chances of you driving barefoot? And even more so – what are your chances of driving blindfolded?

At the same time, many of these laws make you wonder what actually prompted them. For example, why is it not allowed to smoke while driving in Greece? And how can you possibly honk someone else’s car honk? Anyway, those are fun to read about!

An infographic by Title Pro.

Eight Safety Tips for Road Bikers #infographic #cycling

While cycling on the streets, it is crucial to stay safe always. Being properly prepared before riding the road bike plays a significant role in your safety. This article will provide cycling safety infographic explanation in details.

Follow the law
While riding on the streets follow and observe road and traffic rules. For instance, ensure you ride with your hands on the handles bar, never ride against traffic, use designated bike routes or bike lanes among others.

Be predictable
Being predictable means that vehicle drivers know what you will do next, so they do not run you over. Learning and using hand signals will make you predictable since the signals are like brake lights and turns signals for road bikers.

Be conspicuous
Ensure that your bike’s lights are working and that you are wearing reflective clothing. This helps other road users to view you and avoid running into you.

Think ahead
Think before you act. Abrupt turns or sudden halts might put your safety at risk.

Ride ready
Some road user might make sudden, unpredictable moves, be prepared to avoid running into those road users. Be willing to make adjustments while on the road. Also, ride ready with spares and tools you might need on the cycling.

Check vehicles
Before you make any move or turn, ensure you check the traffic in both directions.

Highway code
Before riding your bike on a highway, ensure you are knowledgeable and observant of the highway codes and signs.

Safety gear
Ensure your safety gear is working. It will keep you safe on the road.

Bottom line
Stay safe while riding the road bike to avoid hurting yourself and others road users. By understanding the above cycling safety infographic you will be adequately prepared for a road bike ride.

road bike safety tips
Courtesy of: RoadBikeHub