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Stage 2 meaningful use to show ’deference’ to panel proposals
The rule that details the requirements for stage 2 of meaningful use will "look a lot like" the measures that the...
Opinion: Why Google Health really failed: It's about the money
As reported on TechCrunch, Google shut down its medical records and health data platform. Since then, there's been a...
Web Exclusive: Health Net Breach Grabs Top Spot on OCR List
The potential breach, reported in March to the Office for Civil Rights, potentially affects the health records and...
MGH to Pay $1M to Settle 'Potential' HIPAA Violation
Massachusetts General Hospital has agreed to pay $1 million to settle  allegations it violated patient privacy...
Web Exclusive: NY Hospital Data Theft May Affect Records of 1.7 Million
New York City officials have begun notifying 1.7 million patients, staff, contractors, vendors, and others who were...
Web Exclusive: OCR Patient Data Breach List Hits Milestone
The number of entities reporting breaches of unsecured protected health information affecting 500 or more individuals...
Web Exclusive: CDPH Reports 'Big' Data Security Breach
Personal and medical information for up to 2,550 residents and employees of 600 Southern California skilled nursing...
Web Exclusive: Data Security Inadequate at 71% of Hospitals
The majority of hospitals surveyed say federal regulations such as the HITECH Act have not improved the safety of...
Web Exclusive: Groups allege Calif agency shared HIV patient data
California health officials violated state privacy laws by giving personal information about thousands of...
Estranged from family, doctor snoops in records
As his 22-year marriage was falling apart, Dr. Mark Schleiss was desperate for information about his estranged family...