HIPAA Fines Are On The Rise
A lot can be learned from recent HIPAA violations, including how to avoid them at your practice. (Source: Physicians Practice)
Source: Physicians Practice - May 11, 2017 Category: Practice Management Authors: Rachel V. Rose, JD, MBA Tags: Blog HIPAA Training Patient Confidentiality Personal Health Records Source Type: news

Data Protection at Small Practices
A sequela of the virus that compromised your network may be a lawsuit from Edelson PC.  Edelson PC is a recognized leader in plaintiffs ' class and mass action litigation with a special emphasis on technology and privacy cases.  Jay Edelson made national news last month by filing suit against MDLive, a telehealth provider focused on digital delivery of medical care. This Chicago-based attorney is smart and representative of a growing number of plaintiff lawyers focused on privacy issues. (Source: Physicians Practice)
Source: Physicians Practice - May 9, 2017 Category: Practice Management Authors: Michael Sacopulos, JD Tags: Blog HIPAA Law & Malpractice Risk Management Personal Health Records Source Type: news

Murj launches cardiac device data consolidation platform
Murj said today it is launching its cardiovascular device data consolidation program, with plans to present the platform at the Heart Rhythm Society’s scientific sessions conference later this week. The Santa Cruz, Calif.-based company’s technology platform  is a cloud-based, HIPAA-compliant application that’s designed to consolidate data from implanted pacemakers and defibrillators to help deliver rapid clinical care and insights into patient health. “This technology is already having an impact on how I approach patient care. The interface is elegant, providing rapid insight about past impressions, tra...
Source: Mass Device - May 8, 2017 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Cardiac Assist Devices Patient Monitoring Software / IT murj Source Type: news

Digital health news briefs for 5/4/2017: CardioNet HIPAA settlement, Telemedicine lactation consulting
OCR settles HIPAA complaint with CardioNet.  CardioNet, one of the oldest companies in the mobile cardiac arrhythmia monitoring space, has agreed to pay the Office of Civil Rights $2.5 million and enter into a corrective action plan in the end result of a HIPAA breach investigation that ' s been going on since 2012. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - May 4, 2017 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Combat Data Breaches Using Training and Technology
A data security expert urges healthcare organizations to give a sweeping look at data security, using training and technology. (Source: Physicians Practice)
Source: Physicians Practice - April 28, 2017 Category: Practice Management Authors: Dylan Fisher Tags: Health IT HIPAA Training Technology Source Type: news