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HIPAA is Not the Only Game in Town: How New Domestic and International Data Privacy Regulations are Changing the Face of Healthcare

Rebecca L. Rakoski is the co-founder and managing partner at XPAN Law Group, a certified Women’s Business Enterprise (“WBE”) and Women Owned Small Business (“WOSB”). She will lead the presentation HIPAA is Not the Only Game in Town: How New Domestic and International Data Privacy Regulations are Changing the Face of Healthcare at the upcoming

By |September 20th, 2019|GDPR, HIPAA|

Upholding HIPAA OCR Compliance & Streamlining Patient Access to Medical Data

Catherine Short speaks with Cristin Gardner, Director of Consumer Products & Markets at Life Image a healthcare network for exchanging clinical and operational information including medical images, about “Upholding HIPAA OCR Compliance & Streamlining Patient Access to Medical Data.” Digital innovation is transforming healthcare. The federal government has recently made significant pushes to make healthcare

Surviving an OCR Audit – Lessons Learned

Raymond Ribble is the founder of SPHER Inc. and co-founder of Fusion Systems Co., Ltd. Ray leads the SPHER organization as they deliver privacy & security cybersecurity solutions in healthcare. He will lead the presentation Surviving an OCR Audit - Lessons Learned at the upcoming HIPAA Privacy and Security Summit on November 14. SPHER represents

By |September 4th, 2019|HIPAA|

First Healthcare Compliance Welcomes Nicholas Heesters of OCR as Distinguished Speaker

Delaware Law School and First Healthcare Compliance announce that Nicholas Heesters of the HHS Office of Civil Rights will serve as the Distinguished Speaker at the second annual HIPAA Privacy and Security Summit on November 14, 2019.  Nicholas Heesters is a certified information privacy professional with over 25 years of experience supporting technology and information

By |August 20th, 2019|HIPAA|

Q&A: HIPAA and Health Apps

Rachel V. Rose, JD, MBA, presented the webinar “HIPAA and Health Apps” recently and a recording can now be found on our YouTube Channel. Rachel returned to answer many commonly asked questions on our blog. How has HIPAA evolved to address mobile technology? HIPAA was signed into law in August 1996. Subsequently, the Privacy Rule

By |August 14th, 2019|HIPAA|

Business Associates under HIPAA: Compliance Requirements, Liability Considerations, and the Anatomy of a Breach

Jennifer Gimler Brady, Partner and General Counsel at Potter Anderson & Corroon LLP will lead the presentation Business Associates under HIPAA: Compliance Requirements, Liability Considerations, and the Anatomy of a (Business Associate) Breach at the HIPAA Privacy and Security Summit 2019 on November 14. Ms. Brady is the immediate past chair of the firm's Litigation

By |August 7th, 2019|HIPAA|

First Healthcare Compliance Announces Expert Presenters for HIPAA Privacy and Security Summit on November 14, 2019

Delaware Law School and First Healthcare Compliance Announce Schedule of Expert Presenters for HIPAA Privacy and Security Summit November 14, 2019 The HIPAA Privacy and Security Summit is a joint effort of Widener University Delaware Law School and First Healthcare Compliance to provide timely updates for professionals serving in healthcare, business and legal roles. The

Recent HHS Guidance Underscores the Importance of HIPAA Compliance

Everyone who participates in the United States healthcare system either as a patient, provider business associate, or subcontractor either knows or should know about the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, Pub. L. 104-191 (Aug. 21, 1996). Industry participants should also have implemented requisite standards espoused by the Privacy Rule, Security Rule, Breach Notification Rule and the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act, Pub. L. 111-5 (Feb. 17, 2009).

By |April 4th, 2019|HIPAA|