Your Cookies are Disabled! NationalNotary.org sets cookies on your computer to help improve performance and provide a more engaging user experience. By using this site, you accept the terms of our cookie policy. Learn more.

Notary Bulletin

October 2011

Healthcare Section Advisor: Mollie Shields-Uehling

Mollie Shields-Uehling is President and CEO of SAFE-BioPharma Association®, which provides digital identity solutions to government organizations and the healthcare and pharmaceutical industries.

Hospital Privacy Breach Demonstrates Risk Of Information Sharing

A California hospital faces a multi-million dollar class action lawsuit after private patient information was supplied to a business contractor and posted on the Internet, an indication of how sharing sensitive patient information — even with trusted business partners — can put you in danger of violating healthcare privacy regulations.

Q&A: The Impact Of Florida's New Power Of Attorney Law

In an effort to protect elderly persons from being exploited, the state of Florida enacted a new law this month that changes the way powers of attorney are executed and notarized. The NNA’s Healthcare Professionals Section spoke with elder law attorney Howard Krooks to discuss the changes in the new law and how it may affect powers of attorney notarized in other states.

Q&A: The Notary's Role In Preventing Identity Theft And Ensuring Compliance

The Financial and Corporate Services Section spoke with Steven Camp, partner in the Dallas office of Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP, about emerging trends in identity theft, certain safety precautions Notaries should take to protect themselves and the public, and how companies can better detect and deter identity theft.