Category Archives: Health IT

HIPAA Musings: Random Thoughts on Privacy and Security

With the holidays quickly receding, there was some time for reflection. When given that time (and honestly spurred to some degree by the HIPAA request for information), different issues about HIPAA wandered through my mind. With so many issues to … Continue reading

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Holding Data Hostage: No Good Alternatives

It had been a while since an electronic medical record (“EMR”) vendor or any other vendor withheld access to data, but it has happened again. As first reported by databreaches[.]net, there is a brewing dispute between Key Dental Group, PA … Continue reading

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Data at Risk: Exposure from Breaches

The threat and occurrence of data breaches receive frequent attention in the healthcare industry. It often feels as though a new breach (or more) is reported on an almost daily basis. The significant rise in breaches also corresponds with the … Continue reading

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