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Web Exclusive: HHS Issues Civil Money Penalty for Privacy Rule Violations
The Office for Civil Rights has issued its first civil money penalty to a covered entity for violations of the HIPAA...
Nurse accuses hospital employees of posting Facebook photos of sedated patients
A former nurse is seeking more than $15 million from a Tyler hospital alleging she was fired after complaining about...
Key healthcare provisions take effect as GOP moves into House
Key parts of the new healthcare law will go into effect on Jan. 1, just before a Republican-controlled House returns...
Web Exclusive: HIPAA, HITECH Final Rules Expected by Early 2011
The final rules governing healthcare privacy, security, and data breach notification could be published by year end...
Web Exclusive: HIPAA Violations: UPMC Employee Criminally Indicted
A federal grand jury in Pittsburgh has indicted a former employee at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center for...
Tighter medical privacy rules sought
The Obama administration is rewriting new rules on medical privacy after an outpouring of criticism from consumer...
The New IT Landscape For Health Insurers
Periodically, a dramatic change in an industry enables chief information officers to step up and play a decisive role...
Security glitch exposes WellPoint customer data
WellPoint says it notified 470,000 individual insurance customers about an online security breach that might have...
WellPoint security glitch is 3rd in 3 1/2 years
A security glitch at a WellPoint website may have publicly exposed the medical records and credit-card numbers of...
Blue Cross warns 70,000 Georgians of security breach
<p><advertisement></advertisement>The state's largest health insurance company has warned 70,000...