Monthly Archives: November 2015

What to Do with Health Data: A Shakespearean Tangle

The current state of medical data is very complicated. The amount of medical data being created is exploding all of the time. The explosion is being facilitated by the always increasing number of ways of creating it and a broadening … Continue reading

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Gloves Coming Off: Protect Your Data

The Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) announced yet another settlement with a covered entity over a HIPAA breach on Tuesday, November 24th. The settlement is an early holiday season gift from OCR. All in the healthcare … Continue reading

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Health IT and the OIG Work Plan

The annual OIG Work Plan was published on November 2nd. The Work Plan each year identifies what the Office of the Inspector General (“OIG”) of the Department of Health and Human Services will review and provides insight into what the … Continue reading

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