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DHHS issues omnibus HIPAA rule implementing HITECH Act changes

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 28 2013

In the January 25, 2013 Federal Register, the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) published the long anticipated Modifications to the

New markets: smartgrid and e-health

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 26 2011

The U.S. House of Representatives is considering legislation to enhance smart grid infrastructure security

Telecom privacy news

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • Germany, USA
  • -
  • August 30 2010

As part of the draft of a law governing workplace privacy, Germany has proposed placing restrictions on employers who want to use Facebook and other social networking sites when making hiring decisions

Telecom privacy news

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 17 2011

On January 7, 2011, the Supreme Court agreed to hear a case that is likely to have a significant impact on the regulation of online privacy

Federal Trade Commission (FTC) developments

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 29 2010

On November 23, 2010, a coalition of consumer advocacy groups consisting of the Center for Digital Democracy, U.S. PIRG, Consumer Watchdog, and the World Privacy Forum filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission requesting an investigation and public accounting of how pharmaceutical and online health services gather and use consumer data

New markets: smart grid and e-health

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 2 2012

Last week, Congress passed S. 3187, the Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act

Consumer privacy groups ask FTC to cure their medical privacy concerns

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 6 2010

Once again, consumers are seeking to define the blurred line that lies between personal and private information in the digital age

Privacy

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 17 2010

The Department of Commerce Internet Policy Task Force unveiled last week a report titled "Commercial Data Privacy and Innovation in the Internet Economy: A Dynamic Policy Framework."

New York-Presbyterian and Columbia hospitals to pay record HIPAA settlement

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 12 2014

On May 7, 2014, the US Department of Health and Human Services Office of Civil Rights (OCR) announced settlements with two New York-based hospitals

Tales from the unencrypted: DHHS steps up enforcement of unsecured electronic devices

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 28 2014

On April 22, 2014, the US Department of Health and Human Services Office of Civil Rights (OCR) announced settlements of close to $2 million with two