Category Archives: HIPAA

Sins of Others May be Visited on Employer

Healthcare organizations are learning tough lessons that actions of employees can come back with serious consequences to the organization. When it comes to maintaining the privacy and security of patient data, no action comes without a consequence. While some actions … Continue reading

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Healthcare Startups: Don’t Forget About Regulations

  Healthcare has become a hotbed for startups of all kinds from new provider models to insurance companies to health technology. No matter what area of healthcare is targeted by a startup, the desire is to proceed with innovation or … Continue reading

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Escaping Notice, by Laying Low

An interesting argument was posed in a recent post on databreaches[.]net about a lack of enforcement actions from the Office for Civil Rights against small or medium-sized healthcare entities that do not appropriately report breaches to either OCR and/or the individuals … Continue reading

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