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Technology and Health Care
Compliance Checkup & Corporate TIPS: Fifth Circuit Shines a Light on HIPAA "Encryption" and "Disclosure" Rules in M.D. Anderson Decision
By Laura F. Fryan on May 11, 2021
Earlier this year, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals handed down a decision vacating a $4.3 million penalty imposed on University of Texas's MD Anderson Cancer Center by the U.S. Department of Human Services (HHS) for self-reported HIPAA violations, including violations of the Encryption and Disclosure Rules....
Corporate TIPS Blog: Record Number of Health Care Data Breaches Recorded by the Office for Civil Rights in July 2019
By Craig S. Horbus & Laura F. Fryan on October 8, 2019
As an industry, health care seems to lag behind other sectors when it comes to information technology (IT). This has not always been beneficial; however, in the case of data breach incidents, any delayed effects are welcome. It appears the time is up....