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Health data losses: Don’t blame hackers
While patients and doctors often worry about medical records being hacked by cybercriminals and Internet snoops, the...
CDPH Data Breach Affects 9,000 State Workers
For the second time in just over six months, officials at the California Department of Public Health have acknowledged...
HITECH, HIPAA Rules to Launch Simultaneously in 2011
A senior official with the Office for Civil Rights said Tuesday that the HIPAA privacy and security rule enforcer...
HIPAA Experts: Mandatory Encryption Overdue
HIPAA compliance experts call the recommendation to mandate encryption on exchanges of electronic protected health...
OCR Building HIPAA Audit Plan With Outside Help
HIPAA's privacy and security enforcer has hired an outside firm to help build its HITECH-required HIPAA auditing plan...
Magazine: HITECH and HIPAA
New provisions are creating a new audience that must deal with the federal law.
Web Exclusive: HITECH Survey: Providers Remain Concerned About HIPAA Breach Notifications
HITECH compliance for business associates has come and gone. The date for BAs to comply with the HIPAA Security Rule...
Web Exclusive: Does Anybody Care About HIPAA Anymore?
Even with beefed-up rules, these days HIPAA just doesn't seem to be that big a priority—to anyone.
Business Associates Can Pay Directly for Breaches
Business associates can be directly liable for a breach of unsecure protected health information and could have to pay...
Q&A: HIPAA-compliant fundraising
Q: A large specialty medical group with a nonprofit research foundation allows the foundation to use its patient...