HIPAA Compliance Blog

avatar New Guidance on Mobile Device Security: The New Standard of Care? HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (“NCCoE”), in conjunction with the National Institute of Standards and Technology (“NIST”), has released its final guidance on the .. read more

On February 27th, 2019, posted in: HIPAA Compliance Blog by Tags: , , , , ,

avatar HIPAA Security Rule: A Major Failure? HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

The 2019 Breach Barometer Report is not good news for the health care industry in that it demonstrates a massive increase in exposed health records .. read more

On February 21st, 2019, posted in: HIPAA Compliance Blog by Tags: ,

avatar EHR Vendor Settles False Claims Act Violation Case for $57.25 Million: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

So what does HIPAA have do to with the Federal False Claims Act? As simply stated as possible, the Meaningful Use criteria for getting government .. read more

avatar Off-Topic Blog Item by Alice M. McCart: Christian Faith Publishing Brings out New Novel by Jonathan P. Tomes, Ghost 6 and the Bright Blue Blade

The novel is up on Amazon and will be in Barnes & Noble, on Kindle, and so forth soon. Here is a trailer for it: .. read more

On January 27th, 2019, posted in: HIPAA Compliance Blog by Tags: , ,

avatar DHHS Issues New Cybersecurity Best Practices: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (“DHHS”) recently issued voluntary cybersecurity best practices for health care organizations and guidelines for managing cyber threats .. read more

avatar Is Honey Trapping a Risk for Health Information? HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

In the past few years, I have written a series of short stories about Womble, known among his colleagues in the CIA as the god .. read more

avatar DHHS Seeks Your Comments: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

The Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) of the Department of Health and Human Services (“DHHS”) has issued a Request for Information (“RFI”), seeking public comments .. read more

avatar 20 Plus Years of HIPAA and What Have We Got?: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes with Guest Commentator Alice M. McCart, J.D.

The Quinnipiac Health Law Journal, vol. 22, no. 1 (2018), of Quinnipiac School of Law, just published Jon’s most recent scholarly article. This article is .. read more

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

On December 13th, 2018, posted in: HIPAA Compliance Blog by Tags: , , , ,
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