Under the new HIPAA Omnibus Rule, business associates and their subcontractors are now directly liable for HIPAA compliance. But what kinds of companies meet the definition of a business associate? Privacy attorney Stephen Wu explains.
Healthcare organizations aren't performing enough analysis of user behavior to detect possible insider threats, says security consultant Mac McMillan, who outlines the importance of auditing for abnormalities.
Insurer WellPoint has agreed to pay the Department of Health and Human Services $1.7 million to settle a HIPAA case stemming from a website data breach that may have exposed information on more than 612,000 individuals.
A new report shows that large data breaches in all sectors last year in California mirror a problem that keeps happening at lots of healthcare entities across the country. Find out what that problem is.