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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


Election analysis
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • OECD, USA
  • November 9 2016

This election has produced a stunning result surprising the pundits, pollsters and many Americans. Despite the often


CMS announces extension of meaningful use hardship exception
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • October 9 2014

On October 7, 2014, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced plans to reopen and extend the deadline for eligible professionals


No harm, no foul: California court denies class action bid seeking $4 billion from provider
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • August 6 2014

On July 22, 2014, the California Court of Appeal, Third Appellate District, found that patients whose confidential health information had been stolen


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


EHR Certification ... one step at a time
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • September 16 2014

Not often that a government agency retreats from a proposal for large-scale regulatory change in favor of fewer requirements in order to provide


Are Fitness Apps Fit for Privacy Protection?
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • September 30 2016

Healthcare professionals who are in a position to recommend the use of fitness apps need to be aware that patients’ personal data can be used in ways


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."


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