Data security lapses can also be investigated and charges filed against a healthcare provider or business associate under HIPAA and State laws
Biometric information may be extremely useful, but healthcare organizations must take into account state laws before implementing any programs that collect or leverage that information.
The process of admitting ESI into evidence may be costly to a provider. However, recent amendments to the Federal Rules of Evidence may reduce that cost.
No healthcare organization looks forward to the day they have to deal with a data breach. Unfortunately, data breaches happen seemingly on a daily basis.
Can texting get a healthcare provider in trouble? The answer to that question, like many other legal ones, is “it depends.”
There should be information governance policies and procedures in place that address receipt, processing, and response to subpoenas whether or not these subpoenas call for disclosure of confidential information.