Monthly Archives: March 2018

You Received a Letter from OCR, Now What?

At some point in time most group practices, hospitals or other provider organizations will receive a letter from the Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”). The letter will state that OCR received a complaint from a patient, employee or some other … Continue reading

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Reflections from HIMSS18

Every year the HIMSS Annual Conference generates a tremendous amount of opportunity, promise, hype and more. While many pronouncements are usually made at the conference, the question always arises what will stick following the conference. From that perspective, a few … Continue reading

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Monthly Data Breach Roundup: Hacking and Insiders in the Lead

The Breach Barometer published monthly through the joint effort of Protenus and Databreaches.net┬áprovides a fair amount of insight into data breach happenings. As noted in the report, the findings are based upon information obtained through searching records and releases, not … Continue reading

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