HIPAA Compliance Blog

avatar $125,000 for Talking to a Reporter? HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

After the last three technically orientated blog posts on the medical Internet of Things (“mIoT”), perhaps it’s time to remember that there is a higher .. read more

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avatar Reducing mIoT Risks: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

In two recent blogs, we have discussed how the Internet of Things (“IoT”) has become the mIoT—that is, the medical Internet of Things―and what this .. read more

avatar More about Medical Internet of Things (“MIoT”) Risks: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

In my previous blog post, I discussed the need to evaluate the risks of the Internet of Things (“IoT”) for HIPAA compliance generally. In this .. read more

avatar Risk and the Internet of Things (“IoT”): HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

The Internet of Things (“IoT”) is a concept that is becoming more and more important in HIPAA compliance. The Internet of Things generally is the .. read more

avatar How Does a $16 Million HIPAA Violation Settlement Grab You? HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

The Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) has announced the biggest HIPAA violation settlement yet—that is, $16 million, smashing .. read more

avatar Patient Right of Access to Their Charts—Still a Problem Area: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

According to a recent study by Yale University School of Medicine, published in JAMA Network Open, covered entities are not providing to patients copies of .. read more

avatar HIPAA and NIST: What’s the Connection? HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

The National Institute for Standards and Technology [“NIST”] first became involved with HIPAA when it published “An Introductory Resource Guide for Implementing the Health Insurance .. read more

avatar Does the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) Affect You? HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) protects personal data for European Union (“EU”) residents around the world. Under it, any business or organization, .. read more

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