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FTC Settles with Dental Practice Software Provider over Charges of Misleading Consumers with Respect to Data Encryption
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • USA
  • January 13 2016

On January 5, 2016, the Federal Trade Commission announced that dental office management software provider, Henry Schein Practice Solutions, Inc


HIPAA Settlement Emphasizes Importance of Risk Analyses
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • USA
  • December 17 2015

On December 14, 2015, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office for Civil Rights ("OCR") announced that it had settled potential HIPAA


Triple-S Management Corporation enters into $3.5 million HIPAA settlement
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • USA
  • December 3 2015

On November 30, 2015, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services ("HHS") announced that Triple-S Management Corporation ("Triple-S"), an


House of Representatives passes bill to permit broader use and disclosure of protected health information for research purposes
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • USA
  • July 17 2015

On July 10, 2015, the United States House of Representatives passed the 21st Century Cures Act (the "Act"), which is intended to ease restrictions on


Safeway reaches settlement with California district attorneys over allegations of unlawful disposal of medical records
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • USA
  • January 12 2015

On January 5, 2015, the Alameda County District Attorney’s Office announced that Safeway Inc. (“Safeway”) has agreed to pay $9.87 million to settle


HHS reaches settlement with health care company over malware breach
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • USA
  • December 12 2014

The Department of Health and Human Services ("HHS") recently announced a resolution agreement and $150,000 settlement with Anchorage Community Mental


Massachusetts Attorney General reaches settlement with Boston hospital over data security allegations
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • USA
  • November 26 2014

On November 21, 2014, Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley announced that Boston hospital Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (“BIDMC”) has


Ebola and other health emergencies create workplace privacy dilemmas
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • USA
  • November 14 2014

Fears of a worldwide Ebola pandemic appear to have abated, but the tension between workplace safety and employee privacy, thrown into relief by this


FDA issues final guidance on cybersecurity in medical devices
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • USA
  • October 6 2014

On October 1, 2014, the Food and Drug Administration ("FDA") announced that it has issued final guidance regarding cybersecurity in medical devices


Virginia federal court holds that online posting of patient medical information constitutes “publication” sufficient to trigger a general liability insurer’s duty to defend
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • USA
  • August 26 2014

On August 7, 2014, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia held in Travelers Indemnity Company of America v. Portal