Category Archives: Health IT

Data Protection Remains Shaky

Data remains exposed in significant numbers in the healthcare industry. The monthly Protenus Breach Barometer shows that the trend of at least one breach per day in a month is continuing. To be specific, Protenus and Databreaches.net showed 37 breaches being disclosed … Continue reading

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Is Value Based Care a Tortoise or a Hare?

Recently, my son has been listening to an adaptation of the classic story the tortoise and the hare. For those who may not remember the story, or have not listened to/read it recently, it is the parable for slow and … Continue reading

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Communication Breakdown: Fax Failure

Healthcare entities have received another warning from the Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) concerning yet another aspect of HIPAA compliance. OCR’s settlement with St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center (“St. Luke’s”) focuses on controlling when and how PHI is released. St.Luke’s disclosure of … Continue reading

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