Headlines from Health Information Privacy/Security Alert

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


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

  • FDA Guidance Shows How Med Device Makers Can Help with HIPAA Risk Assessments
  • FDA Updates Its Approach to Healthcare & Medical Software
  • Case Examines Whether Action was a HIPAA Violation or Diligent Nurse Going Above and Beyond
  • Lawsuits on EHRs Grow and Affect HIPAA Programs
  • Device Rep Can Be in O.R Without Explicit Patient Approval
  • MO High Court Limits Records Request Scope
  • FDA Guide on 3-D Printing Cites Cybersecurity Concerns
  • Social Media Posts on Mental Health Not Protected
  • Nev. Court Says Psych Records Protected
  • Breach and HIPAA Enforcement Stats: A Closer Look by State

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