Jail Time for HIPAA Violations

Jail Time for HIPAA Violations

A recent report titled “Jail Terms for HIPAA Violations by Employees,” released by HIPAA Journal on March 22, 2018, details two separate instances of insider theft involving Protected Health Information (PHI) by employees in the healthcare industry. Both incidents...
Texting in Your Healthcare Facility

Texting in Your Healthcare Facility

The recent discussions regarding texting in healthcare, driven by a CMS (Medicare/Medicaid) letter that was publicly released at the end of last year, has caused an ongoing discussion about regulations on texting to relay patient information. This is the first article...
What is the GDPR?

What is the GDPR?

What is the GDPR? The General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR regulations, are designed to protect all European citizens’ data privacy and reshape the way organizations approach data privacy globally. This directive was approved by the EU parliament on April 14th,...