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SAC Health Theft Incident and Multiple Ransomware Attacks Reported

HIPAA Journal

The break-in was discovered on March 4, 2022, with the subsequent investigation confirming on April 22, 2022, that six boxes of paper documents had been stolen from the facility, which included files relating to patients served by SAC Health in 1997 and between 2006 and 2020.

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Interview: Stacey A. Tovino, JD, PhD, William J. Alley Professor of Law, University of Oklahoma College of Law

HIPAA Journal

HIPAA Journal is conducting interviews with healthcare professionals, compliance professionals, and industry service providers to find out more about how their experiences with HIPAA, their successes, and the challenges they have and continue to face with HIPAA compliance. When did you first get involved with HIPAA compliance?

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Key Healthcare Compliance Examples To Understand Its Importance

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Advocate Health Care HIPAA Breach (2016) In August 2016, Advocate Health Care Network —one of the largest healthcare systems in Illinois—agreed to settle potential violations of Privacy and Security Rules for $5.55 This settlement was the largest HIPAA settlement at that time. License revocation or suspension. Data security.

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Editorial: Will Amazon Clinic Put Patient Privacy at Risk?

HIPAA Journal

In 2006, Amazon launched its cloud computing platform, Amazon Web Services (AWS), which has helped many healthcare organizations with their digital transformations, and in recent years, Amazon has been taking greater strides into the lucrative healthcare market. Through Amazon Clinic, patients fill out health questionnaires.

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SQA Regulatory Surveillance Summary 4 | Monthly Update 2021

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The new regulation, RDC 478/2021 , repeals economic monitoring and reporting processes previously established under RDC 185/2006, and initially reduces the number of medical device types for which economic monitoring will be required. Guidance on the Licensing of Biosimilar Products, 06 May 2021. 10 May 2021.

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What are the Penalties for HIPAA Violations?

HIPAA Journal

Penalties for HIPAA violations can be issued by the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights (OCR) and state attorneys general. In addition to financial penalties, covered entities are required to adopt a corrective action plan to bring policies and procedures up to the standards demanded by HIPAA. .

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