Jonathan Tomes, Author at Veterans Press, Inc.

avatar Study Confirms Importance of Screening Workforce Members for Access and Training, Training, and Training: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

A recent report was released by the Association of Corporate Counsel (“ACC”) (where my Vice President, Alice McCart, used to work as an editor when .. read more

avatar Practice Succession Planning: What Does a Professional Will Have to Do With HIPAA? HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

As is common when I give seminars, workshops, or other HIPAA training, an attendee at my seminar last week for PESI, Inc., on Legal and .. read more

avatar 2 Happy New Year HIPAA Gifts for You on Our Premium Member Section: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

In case one of your New Year’s resolutions was to finish your HIPAA Risk Analysis, you’re in luck. Because so many of you have asked .. read more

avatar Latest HIPAA Settlement 2—a Lesson Still Not Yet Learned about Risk Analysis: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

In its press release, the Department of Health and Human Services (“DHHS”) once again pointed out the importance of an organization-wide risk analysis. The press .. read more

avatar Latest HIPAA Settlement—Federal Trade Commission Loses Health Data Security Case: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

Although the Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) of the Department of Health and Human Services (“DHHS”) is the primary agency enforcing HIPAA, the Federal Trade .. read more

avatar Latest HIPAA Violation Settlement–$850,000 for a Stolen Laptop: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

I don’t understand why, with all the high six-figure and seven-figure resolution agreements (basically, settlements), covered entities do not provide adequate security for laptops and .. read more

avatar HIPAA and Clinical Research: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

As might be expected in these days of an overregulated health care industry, HIPAA regulates clinical research much as it does treatment, payment, health care .. read more

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