A class action suit has been filed against Advocate Medical Group following the theft of four unencrypted computers that may have exposed data on 4 million patients. Learn more about the allegations the lawsuit makes.
After months of delay, a hearing has been scheduled to discuss a controversial accounting of disclosures proposal that calls for giving patients the right to a full report outlining who has accessed their records.
Two recent incidents at Oregon Health & Science University involved inappropriate storage of unencrypted patient information in the cloud. Experts weigh in on the fogginess of HIPAA Omnibus regarding cloud providers.
The Sept. 23 enforcement deadline for the HIPAA Omnibus Rule is less than two months away. Privacy and security experts offer tips for what needs to get done now in order to meet compliance milestones.
Under HIPAA Omnibus, many cloud computing providers are considered business associates directly liable for HIPAA compliance. What safeguards to protect health data should covered entities expect cloud providers to implement?
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.