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avatar Who Knew HIPAA Could Harm Data Security? HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

Earlier this month, in response to a request by Congress, the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (“CHIME”) reported that complying with HIPAA is not .. read more

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

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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 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 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

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