The elevator door dings and Compliance Carl steps in to see two nurses deeply engaged in conversation. Trying to mind his own business, Carl’s thoughts turn to the stack of work awaiting him at his desk.
Suddenly, despite the hushed tones of forbidden gossip, Carl overhears one nurse talking to the other about a neighbor’s very private healthcare concerns. Unfortunately for Carl, there’s no unhearing this one.
For the love of HIPAA! Now that pile of paperwork at his desk will have to wait. He starts drafting an “Appropriate Elevator Conversation Policy” document in his head...
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