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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