Tag Archives: HIPAA compliance

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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HIPAA Certified: Not So Fast

A healthcare organization is looking for a new electronic medical record, secure messaging application or any other solution. It compares a number of vendors, product features and gets close to choosing one. Just before making the ultimate decision, someone asks, … Continue reading

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Future of HIPAA Enforcement

While home on paternity leave taking care of my baby daughter, I’ve had a fair amount fo time to think about different issues, which means I think about HIPAA. The fact that my mind turns to HIPAA on my free … Continue reading

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