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avatar OCR Issues Revised Audit Protocol: HIPAA & HITECH Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

In April 2016, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (“DHHS”) Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) issued its updated Phase 2 Audit Protocol. Its .. read more

avatar Study Confirms Importance of Screening Workforce Members for Access and Training, Training, and Training: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

A recent report was released by the Association of Corporate Counsel (“ACC”) (where my Vice President, Alice McCart, used to work as an editor when .. read more

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 More on Texting! HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

I continue to get questions about texting under HIPAA. The most recent questions were in an email as follows: If we require our employees to .. read more

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