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avatar DHHS Issues Reminder to Address Physical Security, Particularly Workstation Security: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

In May 2018, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (“DHHS”) Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) issued its Cybersecurity Newsletter, “Workstation Security: Don’t Forget .. read more

avatar New Sample Media Policy for Our Blog Readers: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

Merry Christmas! A Christmas Present from Jon and Alice Normally, we at Veteran’s Press and EMR Legal, our HIPAA publishing and consulting companies, reserve new .. read more

avatar Joseph R. Borich, Esq., Is Now Vice President of Operations for EMR Legal and Veterans Press: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

EMR Legal and Veterans Press are pleased to announce that Joe Borich has joined both EMR Legal and Veterans Press as Vice President of Operations. .. read more

avatar DHHS Updates Guidance on Disclosures to Family Members: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

The Privacy Rule, in 45 CFR§ 164.510(b), permits covered entities to disclose protected health information (“PHI”) to family members and even close personal friends who .. read more

avatar Joint Commission Keeps Ban on Use of Secure Text Messaging for Patient Care Orders: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

In its December 2016 newsletter, the Joint Commission (formerly known as “JCAHO”) specified that its ban on the use of secure text messaging platforms for .. read more

avatar New California Breach Notification Law: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

Governor Jerry Brown recently signed into law a California bill regarding breach notification, A.B. 2828, amending California Civil Code §§ 1798.29(a) and 1798.82(a) so that, .. read more

avatar New Sample BAA to Consider: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

Because I have a number of current California clients and past ones who may be Premium Members, I have revised my sample Business Associate Agreement .. read more

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