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Data Privacy: The Next Frontier of Corporate Compliance
A Moment of Simple Justice - Cameras on Cops
PREVENTING AND RESPONDING TO DATA BREACHES IN AN ERA OF CYBER INSECURITY
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Are Criminal Laws the Right Response to Revenge Porn?
Bitter C-Suite: Privacy, Security and Data Protection Issues Facing Corporations, Directors and Officers
An Overview of the 2014 Class Action Survey
Jail Time for Revenge Porn Offenses?
What you need to know about Canada's new Anti-Spam Law (CASL)
BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)... *Liability and Data Breach Sold Separately
EU Data Protection Reform – Interview with Susan Foster, Member, Mintz Levin
Mobile App Series: Privacy by Design
Unique Privacy Concerns for Mobile Apps
Polsinelli Podcast - HIPAA Changes Overview
I?f you have ever left your mobile phone on an airplane, in a restaurant or somewhere other than in your possession, you know it’s frightening enough to think of losing the device itself, which costs a premium, as well as...more
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) recently launched an updated version of the portal covered entities must use to notify OCR regarding a breach of unsecured protected health...more
A letter from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Office for Civil Rights to Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) signals an intent to move forward with providing clearer regulatory guidance relating to the Health...more
Creatively, some physicians have been turning to non-disparagement clauses within confidentiality agreements as a way to prevent patients and potential patients from posting negative online reviews....more
What privacy, advertising and digital media trends will make headlines in 2015? Digital Health for one, Big Data for another....more
The New Year is here. It is time to make those 2015 resolutions, and not just those for getting fit and healthy. Resolve now to improve your organization’s compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability...more
Welcome to the first Privacy Tuesday of 2015!
We hope that you enjoyed our 12 Days of Privacy series (and if you missed it, they are all linked in the right column of the blog…).
Three things that you should...more
Patient Medical Records Stolen from New Jersey Storage Facility – Tribeca Medical Center is notifying patients that their protected health information may be compromised. According to a privacy notice posted on Tribeca...more
The Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”) presents another challenge as health care providers continue to engage patients and seek to meet Meaningful Use reminder objectives. Over the past year, there have been several...more
“Healthcare-Related” Calls: Ambiguity at the Intersection of HIPAA and TCPA -
Editor’s Note: The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has established exemptions from certain requirements of the Telephone Consumer...more
Welcome to Privacy Tuesday – here are five privacy & security bits and bytes to start your week:
1) California AG’s Data Breach Report: Who Is Handling Your Patients’ Confidential Health Information? -
The development and use of mobile technologies and devices is expanding at an incredibly fast pace and is changing, and in fact revolutionizing, the way patients and healthcare providers interact. Mobile medical technologies...more
..Doctor in the mouse. What if you could input a list of your current symptoms to Google, and quickly be connected with a doctor for a brief consultation? For a limited trial period, Google seems to have set up such a system...more
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has established exemptions from certain requirements of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) for health care messages regulated under the Health Insurance Portability and...more
On Oct. 10, 2014, the 11th Circuit opinion in Murphy v. Dulay provides significant guidance regarding HIPAA authorization forms. One of the most important provisions of the opinion focuses on the fact that HIPAA...more
This week the Eleventh Circuit held that a debt collector had “prior express consent” from a debtor whose wife had provided his wireless number on a hospital admission form. Mais v. Gulf Coast Collection Bureau, Inc., No....more
The mobile app and wearables market in health care is booming, most recently evidenced by Apple’s entry into the market with its widely-anticipated “HealthKit,” a purportedly secure platform that allows mHealth apps to share...more
As the world recovers from the excitement leading up to Tuesday’s Apple Live Event announcement of the new iPhone 6 and Apple Watch, mobile app developers are chomping at the bit to create software that leverages the new...more
eHealth and fitness/wellness applications are being investigated and potentially sanctioned by the Italian data protection authority that found half of them not compliant with applicable privacy laws....more
What’s that old saying … “a day late and a dollar short?” Here is our Privacy Monday roundup … on Wednesday.
Office for Civil Rights HIPAA Crackdown?
The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) — the enforcement arm of...more
On May 1, 2014, the White House released two reports addressing the public policy implications of the proliferation of big data. The first report is by the Executive Office of the President, entitled “Big Data: Seizing...more
1. BE AWARE OF THE EFFECT OF SOCIAL MEDIA
-Standards of medical care do not change by virtue of the tools used to interact. But these powerful tools may have unforeseen consequences, depending on the type of social...more
How much are you willing to pay for personal privacy? 50% off a McDonald’s hamburger? 20% off groceries? Participation in the $1 Billion NCAA Tournament Bracket Challenge?...more
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently announced that it had settled its data privacy case against medical transcription firm GMR Transcription Services, Inc. (GMR) following allegations that GMR had failed to adequately...more
The Washington Post recently published an article reminding individuals not to tweet or otherwise share information concerning their medical conditions on social media, warning that disclosing such information publicly “is...more
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