SCOTUS Declines to Hear Insurer Privacy Breach Appeal

The US Supreme Court has declined to hear a potentially precedent-setting case concerning a privacy breach that exposed the information of 1.1 million CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield subscribers in 2014.

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OCR Announces Noonan as Acting Deputy Director for Health Information Privacy

Timothy Noonan replaces Iliana Peters as the acting deputy director for health information privacy for the US Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil rights on January 29.

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The “Accidental Data Analysts”
Feb21

The “Accidental Data Analysts”

HIM was facing multiple problems in several areas; we needed to learn how to access data and make it meaningful so we could quickly share data with business owners and executives and solve our business problems.

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Trump’s Proposed Budget Seeks to Eliminate AHRQ, Slash OCR and ONC Funding

Major cuts to healthcare industry oversight agencies are suggested in the FY 2019 budget proposal released by the Trump Administration this week.

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Telemedicine, Information Governance, and Litigation: The Chicken and the Egg
Feb15

Telemedicine, Information Governance, and Litigation: The Chicken and the Egg

“Which came first: the chicken or the egg?” This age-old conundrum raises the question of what comes first in a causal chain.

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