Headlines from Health Information Privacy/Security Alert

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

  • Fetal Tissue Research Is Protected Speech in Public Records Case, Federal Appeals Court Says
  • Arkansas Abortion Law Stopped on Informational Privacy Grounds
  • Companies Ignore HIPAA Requirements on Subpoenas at Their Own Peril
  • OCR Wants Better Workforce Training
  • White House Commission on Opioids Wants Looser Privacy Rules on Substance Abuse
  • State HIV Law Enables Patient to Sue Over Health Data Disclosure
  • Tenn. Court Distinguishes Between Using, Accessing Data
  • Healthcare Sees Lack of Claims Attachment Standard as a Burden
  • A Closer Look at HITECH Breaches & Hacking IT/Incidents
  • HIPAA Patient Complaints Hover at 2,000 per Month

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