Category Archives: Health IT

Head In the Sand Leads to HIPAA Fine

Continuing a hot streak in the fall of 2020, the Office for Civil Rights announced another HIPAA settlement with a business associate on September 23, 2020. The $2,300,000 fine was imposed on a business associate following a months long cyberattack … Continue reading

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Deny Patient Access at Own Risk

The Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) continues its recent attention to enforcing an individual’s right of access under HIPAA. The latest step is the concurrent announcement of five settlements with various entities for alleged failures to provide records upon request. … Continue reading

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Security Risk Hiding in Plain Sight

Security risks can lurk behind every corner, but some places can feel more hidden than others, even if that is not the case. One area perceived as hidden is the source code underpinning various digital health or other software based … Continue reading

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