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Article 29 Working Party clarifications on the scope of health data processed via lifestyle and well-being apps
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • European Union
  • February 25 2015

On February 5, 2015, the Article 29 Working Party (the "Working Party") published a letter that responds to a request of the European Commission to


Article 29 Working Party clarifies scope of health data processed by lifestyle and wellbeing apps
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • European Union
  • February 9 2015

On February 5, 2015, the Article 29 Working Party (the “Working Party”) published a letter that responds to a request of the European Commission to


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


HHS settles case involving unattended medical records
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • USA
  • June 24 2014

On June 23, 2014, the Department of Health and Human Services ("HHS") announced aresolution agreement and $800,000 settlement with Parkview Health


HHS announces 4.8 million dollar settlement with New York hospital and medical school for potential HIPAA violations
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • USA
  • May 8 2014

On May 7, 2014, the Department of Health and Human Services ("HHS") announced that NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital ("NYP") and Columbia University