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 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

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

  • HIPAA Not a Tool to Fight Pro-Union Workers, Federal Appeals Court Rules
  • FDA Guidance on Device Interoperability Requires Attention to Security, EHRs
  • Patients Must OK Medical Device Rep Presence in Operating Room
  • Written Requests for Medical Records Is Not a Substitute for Warrants
  • Psych Privilege May Be Waived When Records Are Shared Elsewhere
  • EEOC Rules on Wellness Program Violate ADA, GINA
  • FDA Issues Guide on Use of Real World Data to Support Medical Device Approvals
  • OCR Warns Industry About HIPAA
  • A Closer Look at HITECH Breaches of Laptops and Portable Electronic Devices