Headlines from Health Information Privacy/Security Alert

New Webinar:
14th Annual Year-End Review of Medical Privacy & Security Enforcement
Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017


Headlines from the November 2017 Edition
of Health Information Privacy/Security Alert

  • FDA Guidance Shows How Med Device Makers Can Help with HIPAA Risk Assessments
  • Florida Supreme Court Rejects “Secret” Ex Parte Talks in Malpractice Suits
  • HIPAA Memo Aids Computer Fraud Case When Patients Records Are Stolen
  • Medicaid Enrollment Calls Not Telemarketing Even When Part of Debt Collection
  • FDA Suggests How Device Makers Can Share Data to Patients
  • Judges Not Always Eager to Look at PHI in Private
  • Tort Claims, Attorney Names Can Be PHI under Oregon Public Records Law
  • School May Access Student PHI for Defense Against IDEA Allegations
  • CMS Issues Guidance on Info Blocking
  • HIPAA & Breach Enforcement Stats: Referrals to Justice Department Spike
  • HIPAA & Breach Enforcement Stats: Closer Look at Paper/Films

Headlines from the October 2017 Edition
of Health Information Privacy/Security Alert

  • HIPAA HHS Draft Strategic Plan Contemplates Tweaks to HIPAA
  • Consumer Groups Request to CPSC Implicates HIPAA
  • Agency Delays Don’t Deter Lawsuit
  • Patient Access to Records Still Mixed
  • HIPAA Firing Doesn’t Silence Whistleblowing
  • Court Slams Forged HIPAA Authorization
  • NIST Stresses C-Suite Involvement in Security
  • NIST Offers Guide to Recovering from Ransomware Attacks
  • OCR’s Minimum Cybersecurity Expectations
  • EHR Lawsuits on the Rise
  • HIPAA & Breach Enforcement Stats: Closer Look at Desktops