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Our third annual report, Moving Forward: Setting the Direction, our analysts combed through data of the nearly 300 assessments performed to show the state of healthcare security in 2020.
Marti Arvin offers commentary for this article which focuses on the recent announcement from federal prosecutors who have agreed to pay $500,000 to settle the 2015 HITECH fraud case.
Marti Arvin discusses California’s newly enforced controversial digital privacy law – despite a call for a delay due to the pandemic and a lack of readiness by many companies.
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Marti Arvin joins The Compliance and Ethics Blog podcast with guests as they discuss questions around the coronavirus pandemic about what is and isn’t permissible.
With the start of enforcement of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) arriving in a few days, the journey to adoption of the implementing regulations are moving at a snail’s pace.
In part 4 of this blog series, Marti Arvin discusses compliance considerations around the waivers that the (CMS) has issued for the healthcare industry.
In part 3 of this blog series, Marti Arvin discusses compliance considerations around the waivers that the (CMS) has issued for the healthcare industry.
In part 2 of this blog series, Marti Arvin discusses compliance considerations around the waivers that the (CMS) has issued for the healthcare industry.
Marti Arvin discusses compliance considerations around the waivers that the (CMS) Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services has issued for the healthcare industry.
In the latest move to relax certain HIPAA requirements during the COVID-19 crisis, federal regulators Thursday paved the way for business associates to share protected health information for public he
David Holtzman discusses tips on how to keep secure remote worksites, telehealth video, and messaging during the COVID-19 Outbreak.
Our team of our experts puts together a checklist to help organizations plan for an incident response during the COVID-19 crisis. They discuss 30/60/90 day planning around privacy and security.
Things are changing rapidly in the current regulatory environment and that is true for telehealth as well. On March 13, 2020 the President declared the coronavirus pandemic a national emergency....
Learn how CynergisTek is at the forefront of medical device security management and maintaining the privacy and security of medical devices and your data is a paramount concern.
It might be tempting for covered entities and business associates to put-off some of their regulatory or compliance obligations as other priorities evolve in the current crisis. Whether to do that...
In a pair of sweeping directives that will have far reaching implications for healthcare providers and their patients, the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) issued guidance and FAQs through which the...
The Secretary of HHS has declared a nationwide public health emergency. The declaration includes a suspension of some of the requirements of the HIPAA Privacy Rule for hospitals to help ease...
Healthcare providers may provide treatment services to patients using a variety of non-public facing telehealth technologies without complying with the requirements of the HIPAA Privacy and...