Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP | USA | 29 Jun 2020
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued companion regulations advancing the interoperability of and patient…
PRO Compliance | European Union, United Kingdom | 19 Jun 2020
The UK government has switched to the decentralised model for its contact-tracing app – months after disregarding the ICO’s recommendation that it do so.
PRO Compliance | Belgium, European Union, Italy, etc. | 2 Jun 2020
European data protection authorities continue to play a significant watchdog role during the coronavirus pandemic, with Belgian and Dutch regulators chiding their governments’ data-sharing efforts and the Italian watchdog greenlighting its country’s contact tracing app.
PRO Compliance | USA | 12 May 2020
Five Republican senators have introduced a bill that would regulate contact-tracing apps and similar projects geared towards tracking the spread of covid-19.
PRO Compliance | Australia, Germany, South Korea, etc. | 6 May 2020
As governments and people across the world seek an exit strategy to coronavirus lockdown, contact tracing apps have been touted as a powerful tool – but data privacy concerns have led to differing approaches by health authorities.
PRO Compliance | Australia, Canada, European Union, etc. | 24 Apr 2020
Lexology Pro Compliance takes a look at some of the most informative articles published on Lexology this week for compliance teams to stay up-to-date with challenges brought about by the COVID-19 outbreak, including key guidance from regulators around the world and practical tips to manage business responses to the pandemic.
PRO Compliance | European Union, Netherlands | 6 Apr 2020
The Dutch data protection authority has urged caution in allowing location data to be shared with its government for coronavirus-fighting efforts – taking a position that differs from many of its European counterparts.
Covington & Burling LLP | USA | 27 Feb 2020
Practice Fusion, Inc. (Practice Fusion), an electronic health record (EHR) vendor acquired by Allscripts in 2018, recently agreed to pay $145 million…
Preslmayr Attorneys at Law | Austria | 19 Feb 2020
The Ministry of Health recently provided Parliament with a draft amendment to the Health Telematics Act for public consultation. The proposal aims to…
McGuireWoods LLP | USA | 28 Oct 2019
As discussed in a previous McGuireWoods alert, on Oct. 9, 2019, the Department of Health and Human Services announced two proposed rules to…