Do I need an expert witness in my case?
Electronic Medical Records: Help or Hindrance?
How Does King v. Burwell Decision Affect the Affordable Care Act?
Antitrust Law Issues for Health Care Providers
Variables Affecting Medical PL Settlement Values
Polsinelli Podcast - Is a Single U.S. Food Agency a Reality?
The Biggest Obstacle to Value-Based Care
Technology in Healthcare
Do healthcare professionals have to report legal trouble to their licensing board?
Health Care Enforcement: The Impact on Private Equity Investments
Polsinelli Podcasts: Cloud Computing, From Cybersecurity to Confidentiality Issues
Polsinelli Podcast - Pharmacy Compounding: What's Next in Regulation?
Polsinelli Podcasts - The Latest on a Shift in Regulation in Dietary Supplements
PATIENT PRIVACY IN AN ERA OF SOCIAL MEDIA
A Moment of Simple Justice - Vaccines
Government's Health Care Fraud "Cash Cow" Keeps Mooing
Government’s Health Care Fraud “Cash Cow” Keeps Mooing
Uncovering Factory Farming - The Effects of Ag Gag Laws
Intellectual Property Law Issues for Health Care Providers
Polsinelli Podcast - Republicans Gain Control of the U.S. Senate - How That May Impact Health Reform
In This Issue
- White House Releases Proposed Privacy Legislation
- Lessons from the Anthem Data Breach
- SEC and FINRA Release Results of Industrywide Cybersecurity Examination Sweeps
- COSO Releases Report on...more
Last week, Anthem Inc. – the nation’s second largest health insurer – reported a data breach involving the disclosure of the personal information of over 80 million patients and employees. Plaintiffs wasted little time...more
It is no surprise that numerous government regulators have listed cybersecurity amongst their priorities for 2015. This past week, two of these regulators – the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Office for Civil...more
As part of a series of “sneak peeks” announced in advance of the State of the Union address on Tuesday, January 20th, President Obama made remarks last week before the Federal Trade Commission, the Department of Homeland...more
Here is an unnerving warning from FireEye, a cybersecurity firm, discussed in this article from MarketWatch, regarding a sophisticated, native-English-speaking group, designated FIN4, that has targeted almost 100 public...more
Community Health Systems, Inc. (“CHS”) reported yesterday that the information of approximately 4.5 million individuals has been affected by a Chinese cyber-attack. CHS and its affiliates own and operate 206 hospitals in 29...more
In This Issue:
Regulatory Authorities -
..Securities and Market Authority
..Authority for the Regulation of Electronic Communications
..Data Protection Authority
..Commission Nationale Informatique et...more
Sixth Circuit Upholds FTC Decision to Block Hospital Merger –
In an opinion issued last week, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously upheld the FTC’s decision that a 2010 merger in Lucas County, Ohio between...more
Triple-S Management Corp. (“Triple-S”), a Puerto Rico-based health insurer, has been fined $6.8 million by the Puerto Rico Health Insurance Administration (“PRHIA”) following a Health Insurance Portability and Accountability...more
In This Issue:
- Potential Litigation
- Excerpt from Foreward:
As the recent Target and Neiman Marcus data breaches made clear, cyber security is one...more
On December 26, 2013, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights (HHS) announced that it had reached an agreement with a Northeastern dermatology practice to settle potential HIPAA violations...more
NEW SEC GENERAL SOLICITATION AND “BAD ACTOR” RULES RE PRIVATE STOCK SALES NOW IN EFFECT -
New Securities and Exchange Commission rules concerning private stock sales are now in effect.
Under these rules, for...more
A court has ruled that Merck’s production of documents to the government under a confidentiality agreement during the Vioxx investigation waived any confidentiality or privilege; documents that Merck had previously disclosed...more
On November 25, 2012, the front page of the New York Post blasted the headline, “Drop Secret. Shred Alert! Covert cop files used as parade confetti.” The Post reported that shredded files appearing to contain material from...more
Recognizing that business entities now conduct a majority of their operations with the assistance of electronic programs and databases, and that a significant amount of business and personal information may be stored...more
IN THIS ISSUE:
*Employers Need Not Accommodate Employees Who Use Medical Marijuana
..Unnecessarily Broad Background Checks Halted As An Invasion Of Privacy
..FMLA Now Covers Leave To Care For Members Of...more
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