It’s no secret that the healthcare industry is under the gun to protect itself from cybersecurity threats, which have threatened the healthcare records of millions of people in the last several years. In response to this ongoing problem, HHS is opening the Health Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center.
A New Jersey clinical psychologist could lose his professional license due to multiple lawsuits and accusations that his practice inappropriately revealed patients’ mental health diagnoses in legal proceedings.
As the healthcare industry faces an ever-increasing swell tide of cybersecurity threats, from device hacking to the proliferation of ransomware attacks, regulators and organizations move to stem the tide.
Employees’ previously protected genetic testing information might soon be up for grabs by their employers under a new bill recently approved by a US House of Representatives committee, according to the bill’s detractors.
the federal government is reaching out to HIPAA-covered entities and their business associates to offer federal resources to combat and prevent attacks.
OCR to Issue Draft Rule on Monetary Compensation to Breach Victims; Guidance on Texting and Social Media
Federal health privacy officials say that a draft law on financial compensation for individuals whose privacy has been breached will be coming down the pike by the end of the year.