Monthly Archives: June 2018

Attack of a Paper Tiger: Ignoring Own Policies Leads to HIPAA Fine

On June 18, 2018, the Office for Civil Rights released a decision and memorandum from an Administrative Law Judge following a dispute over HIPAA fines imposed against The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center (“MD Anderson”). The decision for … Continue reading

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Privacy Invasion or Smart Marketing: Geofencing in Healthcare

The healthcare industry got a loud introduction to geofencing marketing recently. The headlines were driven by a law firm targeting individuals going to an emergency room. In particular, the ads attempted to lure individuals into a personal injury suit. The … Continue reading

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