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Balancing Convenience and Risk: OCR Issues Statement on Use of Mobile Devices

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) recently issued guidance emphasizing the increased risks of using mobile devices in the workplace when the mobile devices contain or have...more

9 Key Takeaways From the 12th Annual Healthcare Provider Conference

September 26, 2017 Following are nine key takeaways from the 12th Annual Healthcare Provider Conference held in Charlotte, North Carolina, on September 12, 2017....more

Another Circuit Joins the Trend of Setting a “Low Bar” for Standing in Data Breach Actions

Consistent with a growing trend among courts nationwide, the D.C. Circuit Court unanimously held that a group of plaintiffs had cleared a “low bar” to establish constitutional standing for their claims in a data breach case...more

HIPAA Guidance Issued on Man-In-The-Middle Attacks

Last week, the Office of Civil Rights (OCR) issued guidance on securing end-to-end communications for sensitive information transmitted between parties over the internet. The OCR warns against “man-in-the-middle” (MITM)...more

The Cloud Grounded: Cloud Hosts Are Business Associates Under HIPAA Security Rule

The Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights (OCR) issued long-anticipated guidance to help covered entities and their business associates — including cloud service providers (CSPs) — comply with the...more

HIPAA Hat Trick: Security Violations Lead to Three Major Settlements

Look no further than the last three weeks for proof that HIPAA enforcement is on the rise. Failure to maintain the security of information systems containing patient information has cost healthcare providers over $10...more

Just a Matter of Time: First-Ever Settlement of HIPAA Claims Against a Business Associate

On June 30, 2016, the Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights (OCR) announced the first-ever settlement of Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) claims against a business associate. According...more

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