Category Archives: HITECH

Can Security Be Solved?: Healthcare Challenge

Every day brings a new report of a security breach or other security based problem within healthcare. The unceasing cycle of issues gives rise to the question of what can and is healthcare doing about security and in particular cybersecurity. … Continue reading

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You’ll Pay for a Delay

The Office for Civil Rights did not wait long into 2017 to issue its first settlement for a HIPAA related breach. The honor for Presence Health came only nine days into the year. The settlement, as so many before, provides a … Continue reading

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Mixing It Up: HIPAA Hybrid Entities

When it comes to HIPAA compliance, no stone can be left unturned. The most recent HIPAA settlement announced by the Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) in the Federal Department of Health and Human Services continues the trend of using settlement … Continue reading

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