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avatar EMR Legal Remains Undefeated against OCR: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

Sometimes, we just need to toot our own horn. We are pleased to note that EMR Legal remains undefeated going up against the Department of .. read more

avatar Another HIPAA Criminal Conviction! HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

In another HIPAA criminal conviction, a Texas hospital worker has been sentenced to 18 months in federal prison for criminal HIPAA violations. Joshua Hippler, 30, .. read more

avatar What Legal Support Services Need to Know About HIPAA: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

Legal support services have become an important part of the legal system. Such services include the following: service of process; obtaining, translating, copying, and assembling .. read more

avatar Report HIPAA Breaches Involving Fewer Than 500 Individuals by February 28! HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

45 C.F.R. § 164.408 requires covered entities that discover a breach of unsecured protected health information (“PHI”) to notify the Secretary of Health and Human Services .. read more

avatar Still Not Convinced That You Need HIPAA Policies, Procedures, and Training? HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

I hope that you have read my previous blog posts, particularly those recounting that the Department of Health and Human Services (“DHHS”) Office for Civil .. read more

avatar HIPAA Compliance Now Enforced by Massachusetts AGO: HIPAA & HITECH Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

In March 2010, Massachusetts’ new data security regulations took effect. In January 2013, the Massachusetts Attorney General settled lawsuits filed against five entities for having .. read more

avatar New Guidance on Posting, Texting, and Email for Doctors: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

The Annals of Internal Medicine, from the American College of Physicians and the Federation of State Medical Boards, updated the guidelines previously published by the .. read more

avatar Did You Know That You Were a Torturer if You Breached Patient Confidentiality? HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

As if it were not bad enough facing HIPAA’s criminal penalties—a doctor was sentenced to four months in federal prison for accessing celebrity charts just .. read more

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