Headlines from Health Information Privacy/Security Alert


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

  • Subpoena for Rx Records Not Needed by Calif. Medical Board
  • Judge Limits Access on Case that Tries to Put EMRs on Trial
  • State Genetic Law Enables Suit by Demonstrating Harm
  • Blood-Alcohol Test Data Needs Warrant for Car Accident Investigation
  • Auto Accident Data Not Protected in Indiana
  • HIPAA Proposed Rule on Sharing Fines Delayed Until Late 2018
  • Early Warning: Identifying a New Avalanche of Health Data
  • OCR Renews Caution on Cloud Compliance
  • A Closer Look at HITECH Breaches Caused by Unauthorized Disclosures

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

  • FDA’s Digital Device Plan Will Affect HIPAA Compliance
  • DHS Issues Warning to Healthcare
  • Keeping Breach Cases out of Federal Court
  • Court Hopes EHRs Reduce Lawsuits
  • 3 Years of Records Is Reasonable, Court Says
  • Draft E-Sign Guide Has HIPAA Implications
  • Selling Insurance Is Not Healthcare
  • NY AG Slams BA with $130,000 Fine
  • A Closer Look at HITECH Breaches by State

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

  • OCR Tries to Capture Attention of Mobile App Makers
  • No Excuses Now for Lacking Backup Systems, Better Security
  • NM Court to Decide if HIPAA Is a Standard for Negligence
  • WI Court Nixes Extra Fees on Records
  • Facebook Not Sharing PHI, Court Says
  • Fake Research Means Tossed Qui Tam Suits
  • Not All Debt Collectors Are BAs
  • Anonymity Not Guarded in All Sex Abuse Cases
  • A Closer Look at BA HITECH Breaches