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Highlights from the Tenth CEO/Innovators Roundtable: June 4 – 5, 2015

by Foley & Lardner LLP on

This past June, leaders from health systems, outpatient services companies, health insurers, IT and equipment suppliers, health retailers, home care providers, pharmaceutical companies, and investors gathered in Chicago for...more

Avoiding the Costly “Robo No-No”

by Buchalter on

The Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”) was enacted to protect consumers from intrusive robocalls, but Congress probably did not foresee that it would result in a windfall for plaintiff’s lawyers. Virtually every...more

HIPAA Violation — Pharmacy Held Liable for Employee’s Misdeeds

by Snell & Wilmer on

Recently, the Indiana Court of Appeals let stand a $1.4 million jury verdict against a national pharmacy chain for its employee pharmacist’s unauthorized disclosure of a customer’s confidential medical records.  Given the...more

Employer Liability for Employees’ Privacy Violations: What your organization should learn from Walgreens’ expensive lesson (hint:...

by Poyner Spruill LLP on

You may already have read the scintillating facts surrounding a jury award of $1.44 million (recently challenged unsuccessfully on appeal) against Walgreen Co. (Walgreens) following its pharmacist’s alleged inappropriate...more

HIPAA Violation Results in $1.44M Jury Verdict Against Walgreens, Pharmacist

by BakerHostetler on

Although HIPAA does not create a private cause of action, a recent Indiana Superior Court jury verdict demonstrates that HIPAA still could play an important role in private causes of action in state court based on negligence...more

HIPAA Violation Results in $1.44 Million Jury Verdict Against Walgreens, Pharmacist

by BakerHostetler on

Although HIPAA does not create a private cause of action, a recent Indiana Superior Court jury verdict indicates that HIPAA could still play an important role in private causes of action in state court based on negligence and...more

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