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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 Does DHHS Expect Email Encryption? HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes, along with guest commentator Brent Sadler, CIO at Veterans Press

One of our HIPAA clients/customers asked the following question through our Veterans Press website: “We have clients’ identifiable information that needs to be sent via .. read more

avatar Some Good News and an Apology: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

The good news is that I purchased Richard Dvorak’s half interest in Veterans Press and its wholly owned subsidiary, EMR Legal (the consulting arm of .. read more

avatar Are Passwords Sufficient Equivalent Alternate Measures to Encryption? HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes with Guest Commentator Michael B. O’Hara

I was recently asked a question by national HIPAA expert Jon Tomes concerning whether or not medical professionals should encrypt hard drives on their laptops .. read more

avatar Can You Encrypt an iPad? HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

A client recently asked me whether her organization could encrypt iPads that contained PHI. The answer is yes. Encryption, of course, is an addressable implementation .. read more

avatar It’s a HIPAA Breach. Now What?

Again, as promised, what follows are the answers to questions 9 and 10 posed in the previous blog item posted November 19, 2012, and titled .. read more

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