HIPAA

Physician defendants can have equal access to plaintiffs’ health information, as it is not in violation of HIPAA, according to a recent more »

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) was designed to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the nation’s healthcare more »

Community Health Systems, Inc. (CHSI) is facing more legal action resulting from its data breach that affected 4.5 million patients, as patient more »

HIPAA regulations have undergone major changes in the last few years, giving both the federal and state Governments new powers and enhanced more »

The question is not whether healthcare consumers will ultimately get the right to learn of disclosures of their data, but when. Senior more »

Amid a rising tide of compliance pressures, employee mobility, and high black-market values for personally identifiable information (PII) and protected health information more »

Box connects people across the healthcare continuum for better collaboration, data exchange, improved workflow, research and care delivery. Box serves providers, payors, more »

Hospitals have the need to collaborate internally and externally, and respond to the trends of BYOD, the consumerization of IT and the more »

As healthcare evolves, it’s important to remain up-to-date on all changes, such as the HIPAA Omnibus Rule. However, because patient privacy remains more »

California enacted legislation, AB 658, earlier this year to shield patient health information stored in personal health records personal health records (PHRs) and more »

Maintaining security standards as Health Information Exchange (HIE) expansion continues is critical for any healthcare provider. It’s also essential that patient data more »

William Jennings Bryan Dorn Veterans Affairs (VA) medical center has been hit with yet another lawsuit following a health data breach. On July more »

AltaMed Health Services announced last week that 2,995 patients’ data were potentially compromised when an employee stole patient records in an apparent more »

Idaho Medicaid is on the receiving end of more federal scrutiny for vendor management practices, as state agencies and the Department of more »

With fall quickly approaching, the last compliance piece to the HIPAA Omnibus Rule is coming up quick as well. As of September more »

A Boston judge provided a reminder this week that a healthcare organization’s and a patient’s rights to release medical records under HIPAA more »

Learn all key aspects of a solution including technical requirements, key functionality concerns, and how to determine a vendor’s proven success record more »

Almost 20 years after HIPAA was enacted, the healthcare industry is facing unprecedented risks to patient privacy and security, and it’s only more »

Most stakeholders in the healthcare industry have a different take on HIPAA. Regulators see privacy and security laws as fair and necessary more »

Though the FTC v. LabMD trial has been temporarily put on hold, there is still a war of words going on between more »

Self Regional Healthcare of Greenwood, S.C. is alerting patients of a data breach that occurred over Memorial Day weekend when two men stole more »

More than a year after patients filed a potential class action lawsuit against Johns Hopkins Medicine following a privacy breach, the hospital more »

Are there instances where federal privacy laws are misused and actually end up being detrimental to the patient? According to a recent more »

Consumer-generated healthcare data privacy doesn’t appear to have caused too many ripples in the general public’s consciousness to this point. But a more »

Blue Shield of California and the California Department of Managed Health Care (DMHC) announced that they inadvertently distributed 18,000 doctors’ Social Security more »

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