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avatar OCR Reveals Its Right of Access Enforcement Priorities: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

At a major annual HIPAA conference, Roger Severino, Director of the Department of Health and Human Services (“DHHS”) Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”), revealed its .. read more

avatar HHS OCR Issues New Guidance for Malicious Workforce Threats: HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

The 2018 Protected Health Information Data Breach Report found that 58 percent of security incidents resulted from insiders rather than outsiders, such as hackers. Discussing .. read more

avatar Change to 42 C.F.R. Part 2? HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

As substance abuse treatment providers know, 42 C.F.R. Part 2 “trumps”―that is, preempts―the HIPAA Privacy Rule because it gives more protection for substance abuse treatment .. read more

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 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 Is Honey Trapping a Risk for Health Information? HIPAA & HITECH Act Blog by Jonathan P. Tomes

In the past few years, I have written a series of short stories about Womble, known among his colleagues in the CIA as the god .. read more

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