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Confronting HIPAA & HITECH Vulnerabilities in Health Data Registries
Feb. 27, 2014
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HIPAA/HITECH Compliance & FDA's Mobile Medical Apps Guidance
Oct. 30, 2013
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Don't Act Rashly in Punishing Security Violations!
3-Part Series: Domino Effects of HIPAA & HITECH on the Workforce
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Cutting Through the Hype On HIPAA & HITECH Enforcement
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27 Breaches Affect 8.8 Million; 1 BA Affects 3.4 Million
Approximately 168,310,828 people have been affected by 1,662 HITECH Act breaches through Sept. 17, according to a HIP/SA analysis of data released by the HHS Office for Civil Rights (OCR).
The latest statistics indicated that:
- 114 breaches of network servers alone affected more than 122 million patients;
257 breaches of laptops along affected 5.4 million patients; and
- Breaches of paper records and films alone accounted for 243 incidents but affected less than 1 million people.
Overall, Business Associates (BAs) accounted for 306 breaches, suggesting that it accounted for one of the 27 newly listed breaches
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The October 2016 issue also takes a closer look at laptops and "other portable devices"
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Patient Complaints Hovering Around 1,700
OCR received 137,772 HIPAA patient complaints as of July 31, indicating that it received 1,786 in July compared to 1,739 in June and 1,688 in May, according to the latest analysis by HIP/SA.
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3-Part Series: Domino Effects
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July, Aug. & Sept. 2012
The Effects of the Supreme Court Rulings on Same-Sex Marriage on Patient Rights, and HIPAA and HITECH Compliance Aug. 13, 2013
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Understanding & Deploying OCR's New Data De-Identification Guidance
Jan. 17, 2013
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