Tag Archives: Regulation

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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Can Data Protection Be Put Together?

Regulatory schemes for the protection of data, whether healthcare or otherwise, are often criticized in the United States for being fragmentary and siloed. No coordinated regulatory framework exists because that is not the way in which United States law was … Continue reading

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Who’s Handling Your Data?: Vendor Risk Management

Access cannot be freely granted to data. Such is the reality of the world today. If a vendor is allowed to freely access, use or otherwise interact with data, unnecessary risk has been created. Why go down the risk-filled road, … Continue reading

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