Compliance & Legal
02:31 pm April 26, 2017
Public health, clinical data or specialized registry electronic reporting options intended to help with meaningful use requirements.
02:50 pm April 24, 2017
Although only the breach only affected 1,391 patients, the size of the fine reflects the organization’s failure to implement HIPAA Security Rule policies and procedures.
02:09 pm April 21, 2017
Center for Children’s Digestive Health shared protected health info with FileFax, but didn't have a BAA in place.
02:56 pm April 20, 2017
Dell survey finds connecting to public Wi-Fi to access confidential information, using personal email for work and widespread use of public cloud services also pose risks to health information.
10:19 am April 20, 2017
The federal government has proposed requiring that accreditors release reports on the problems they find during hospital inspections. Right now, the reports are secret.
03:23 pm April 13, 2017
Metro Community Provider Network failed to create a security management plan to protect patient data, an HHS investigation found.
02:16 pm April 13, 2017
Organization asks HHS to move the deadline from Jan. 1, 2018, to July 1, 2018, to account for government delay in releasing final specs.
11:38 am April 10, 2017
The biotech mogul gave about $15 million to Phoenix Children’s Hospital fund that included millions in deals that benefited his for-profit companies.
12:05 pm March 27, 2017
Urology Austin, a healthcare provider with locations throughout central Texas, began notifying its patients March 24 that hackers may have accessed patient records that included names, dates of birth, addresses, medical information and Social Security numbers.
08:05 am March 27, 2017
"Any time we contract with any vendor on any of the relationships, then we go through the analysis: Are they a business associate or not?" said Beaufort Memorial Hospital CIO Ed Ricks.