posted by Daniel J. Solove
The final HIPAA-HITECH regulation is finally out! Clocking in at 563 pages long, the regulation, which is entitled “
Modifications to the HIPAA Privacy, Security, Enforcement, and Breach Notification Rules” will be published in the Federal Register on January 25, 2013. You can download the PDF of the pre-publication version here.
An increasing problem is caused when medical personnel post details about patients on their social media websites. From
Daily News: Continue Reading
new report by the Ponemon Institute reveals some startling statistics about data security in healthcare: Continue Reading Marc Fisher, a Washington Post columnist, has a column in the Washington Post complaining about how privacy laws are getting in the way of the investigation into the background of the Virginia Tech Shooter. He writes: Continue Reading
Washington Post has an interesting story about how the privacy regulations under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) are not being enforced: Continue Reading