HIPAA

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 »

St. Vincent Breast Center of Indianapolis recently alerted about 63,000 patients that their data had been potentially compromised after the organization mistakenly more »

With the recent changes to the HIPAA Omnibus Rule, organizations and their business associates must address how they’re compliant and what changes more »

The rise of mobile devices in the workplace, specifically healthcare facilities, has forced providers to look for ways to utilize mobile technology more »

NRAD Medical Associates of Garden City, New York has informed 97,000 patients that an internal employee inappropriately accessed protected health information (PHI) more »

Evaluating Secure Text Messaging solutions can cause anyone’s eyes to glaze over in dreaded anticipation. But the process doesn’t have to be more »

As evidenced by all of the recent healthcare regulation news, our industry is in a state of evolution. While government, healthcare professionals more »

Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center began alerting 1,801 patients last week that an employee had accessed clinical data without having more »

Recent news that a Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services server had been hacked into served as a reminder that more »

Just less than a year after a Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services server was hacked into, the department is more »

The most anticipated part of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) v. LabMD case’s administrative hearing had been the FTC potentially providing details more »

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