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At a time when more than 90 percent of all information is created electronically, proper management of electronically stored information (ESI) is crucial. Electronic information governance is especially important for health care providers, who must not only manage privileged and confidential business data, but must also retain and secure electronic protected health information (ePHI) for their patients. Read More ›

(Written in collaboration with Linda Kollar & Devin Senelick)

Responding to a subpoena for a patient’s health information can often seem like a Catch-22. On one hand, health care providers could face liability if they produce records without complying with complex federal and state privacy laws. On the other hand, they could be threatened with sanctions by courts and attorneys if they fail to produce records in a timely manner. Read More ›

Health care providers are quickly transitioning into the digital age.  Effective security measures, however, have been slow to follow.  Hackers are increasingly capitalizing on this gap by targeting health care data.  This puts health care providers and their patients at risk. Read More ›

On Monday, December 8th, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office of Civil Rights (OCR), issued a bulletin about its $150,000 settlement with Anchorage Community Mental Health Services (ACMHS), relating to potential violations of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) Security Rule.  OCR’s bulletin is available here.  The settlement agreement is available here. Read More ›

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