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After a summer that saw major data breaches at the Office of Personnel Management and UCLA Health System, this fall is a great time to take your organization back to school on HIPAA compliance and data security. Here are...more
Under the Dome: Inside the Maine State House provides a high-level overview of recent activity at the Maine State House.
House District 19 Special Election -
On November 3, 2015 the citizens of Sanford can take...more
New Technology = New Threats -
With new technology comes new security concerns. But when that new technology is in the medical field, the cybersecurity vulnerabilities can be particularly devastating.
The increasing amounts of health information being generated, stored and collected have heightened the special risks medical device manufacturers have long faced. In addition to the nexus to patient health and safety, if a...more
Healthcare providers would be wise to keep in mind that if a patient is harmed by a hacked medical device, Exhibit A in the negligence suit against them may be that provider’s risk analysis, or lack thereof....more
Is a hospital a “consumer reporting agency”? Can a health care provider be liable under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) in the event of a data breach? The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals recently considered these...more
A fictional cyber-terrorist weaponizing a medical device by hacking into it has become a familiar plot premise in recent Hollywood dramas. Unfortunately, the risk of harm from medical device hacking has now become an...more
Reportedly for the first time ever, the FDA recently issued a declaration that hospitals should not use a medical device manufactured by Hospira Inc. because of security flaws that could allow hackers to penetrate hospital...more
House Report Highlights Cybersecurity Concerns At The Department Of Health and Human Services – The U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce released a report revealing that five operating divisions at...more
The House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Committee issued a report late last week that the information security of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has substantial weaknesses. Several incidents that...more
On July 31, 2015, the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a cybersecurity alert to health care facilities currently using certain infusion pumps manufactured by Hospira, Inc. The alert warns health care...more
Advanced Data Processing, Inc. and Intermedix Corp. were sued in federal court in Florida last week for violating the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) for failing to protect the health information...more
We previously reported that Medical Informatics Engineering, Inc. was sued over a data breach that occurred in May and affected over 4 million individuals. Thereafter, Indiana AG Gregory Zoeller advised all Hoosiers to freeze...more
Not to be left out, plaintiffs filed suit against CareFirst BlueCross Blue Shield late last week for the hacking incident the insurer suffered in May, which resulted in unknown intruders gaining access to names, dates of...more
Recent statutory amendments passed in California and Nevada expanding the definition of “personal information” will significantly impact the security measures businesses operating in these states must implement when handling...more
Health care providers who use telemedicine for remote prescribing of controlled substances should pay close attention to an important case currently pending at the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. The case will decide whether...more
On July 22, the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (“NCCoE”), a U.S. government organization formed in 2012 within the National Institute of Standards and Technology (“NIST”), released a draft Cybersecurity Practice...more
In response to a growing demand for cybersecurity guidance in the health care industry, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), through its National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence, recently published a...more
IoT is discussed in the media more and more frequently. It has important social, economic and legal implications, most of which are yet to be fully understood.
The following sets out a brief list of things you should...more
The health care industry is in the midst of rapid change as governments fight rising health care costs, providers look to comply with myriad new regulations, and technology continues to take a more prominent role in the...more
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has released a fact sheet on the privacy, security, and breach notification rules of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). Designed to apply to...more
The European Medicines Agency moves to increase EU clinical trial transparency.
The last five years have seen a sea change in the attitude of EU authorities regarding the disclosure of clinical trial results, moving from...more
With health care breaches constantly on the rise, increasing access to electronic health records (EHRs) from mobile devices, and more prevalent “shadow” cloud use, health care organizations are getting a bit of help from the...more
The Maine Board of Licensure in Medicine enacted new guidelines governing the practice of telemedicine and the use of technology to deliver health care services. Effective June 2014, Maine’s guidelines expand upon prior Board...more
Six months after the Precision Medicine Initiative’s (Initiative’s) debut, the White House has released a working draft of proposed privacy and trust principles (the Principles) to govern future design and development efforts...more
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