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Safeguards against Data Security Breaches (Part One)
We previously reported that UCLA suffered a data breach affecting 4.5 million patients. Days following the announcement of the breach, plaintiffs filed a proposed class action lawsuit against UCLA, alleging that UCLA should...more
On July 8, 2015, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights (OCR) and St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center (SEMC) located in Boston, Massachusetts entered into an agreement following an investigation...more
Adding to the long list of cyber hacking victims, the UCLA Health System announced on Friday (July 17, 2015) that it confirmed on May 5, 2015 that a cyber-attacker had accessed parts of UCLA Health’s network back to September...more
UCLA Health announced today that it was the victim of a cybersecurity attack. The press report disseminated by UCLA Health noted there is evidence that computer systems containing sensitive personal data and health data was...more
Blue Shield of California is sending out notification letters to 843 of its members advising them that as a result of a computer code update it made to its website, when members logged into their own accounts, they were able...more
Earlier this year, President Obama launched a high-profile “Precision Medicine Initiative” (PMI) to develop treatments, diagnostics, and prevention strategies tailored to the individual genetic characteristics of each...more
Many telehealth and mHealth app developers are concerned about whether or not their app is a medical device under FDA regulations (and rightfully so), they often pay less attention to the Health Insurance Portability and...more
New law will require consumer breach notice within 90 days, identity theft protection for consumers,“kill switch” for smartphones, and implementation of data security programs for certain health providers, state agencies and...more
The heat of summer may be upon us, but in Congress and in many state legislatures the attitude toward passing major data breach legislation has considerably cooled.
We predicted some months ago that 2015 might be the...more
Connecticut and Oregon were recently added to the increasing list of states adopting stricter laws addressing the handling of health information and penalties in connection with breaches of health information. Both states...more
In August of 2013, four computers of Advocate Health and Hospitals Corporation (Advocate Health) were stolen from one of its offices. The computers contained the names, dates of birth, Social Security numbers, health...more
In this Presentation:
- Internet of Things - definition
- But what is it all about?
- But not just that...
- The IoT market in figures...
- Beecham Research - view of the World
- The Connected...more
Electronic health record (EHR) vendor Medical Informatics Engineering and its subsidiary, NoMoreClipBoard, which is a personal health record (PHR) product, notified its EHR clients and PHR individuals that it has been the...more
The opinion from the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas reinforces lack of standing as a defense for companies facing data breach–related class actions.
On March 25, the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas provided...more
Nevada has amended its breach notification law, effective July 1, 2015, to include a medical or health insurance identification number and a user name, unique identifier, or e-mail address in combination with a password or...more
This month, the Ponemon Institute released its Fifth Annual Benchmark Study on Privacy & Security of Healthcare Data and its findings are generating a good deal of attention. In the past, the Study has found that most data...more
Becomes the fifth state to amend its data breach statute since January 2015 The definition of “personal information” (“PI”) just got a little bit bigger in the Silver State. On May 13, Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval signed...more
The Government Contracts Quarterly Update is published by BakerHostetler’s Government Contracts Practice team to inform our clients and friends of the latest developments in federal government contracting.
Topics in the...more
Health Insurance Company’s HIPAA Breach Affects Millions. At the end of January, a national BlueCross BlueShield affiliate, Anthem, Inc., discovered that its information technology systems were hacked. The information...more
Coming fresh off the heels of the Anthem data breach Premera Blue Cross announced on March 17th that it was the victim of a “sophisticated” cyberattack that may have exposed the personal information of approximately 11...more
Premera Blue Cross revealed Tuesday it was hit by a sophisticated cyber attack potentially exposing personal data for approximately 11 million of its members including members, employees and others with whom it does business,...more
State legislatures are not waiting for Congressional action on a national data breach notification standard.
Montana — Montana has amended its 10-year old breach notification law (see Mintz Matrix) to expand the...more
Unfortunately, account hacks and data breaches are nothing new. Every day, we hear reports of hackers compromising networks and their protected data. When it happens on a massive scale to a powerful player in the health...more
The massive data breach announced this week by health insurer Anthem, with up to 80 million consumer records exposed (including Social Security numbers, birthdays, e-mail addresses and employment-related data), brings a...more
FCC Proposes Online Disclosures for Broadcast Contests -
The Federal Communications Commission has proposed a rule change that would allow broadcast stations to disclose on the Internet the material terms for contests...more
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