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Conclusion to the Symposium: From Principles to Practice: Human Rights and Public Health Emergencies

Bill of Health

In doing so, we encouraged contributors to comment on the Principles’ potential usefulness as guidance in addressing real emergency situations, as well as any possible gaps and weaknesses. They also were intended to be of application to a wide range of emergencies, not public health emergencies specifically.

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Deadline to Report 2023 Small Breaches to Health and Human Services (HHS)

Total HIPAA

Here are a few examples from the HHS website: A municipal social service agency disclosed PHI while processing Medicaid applications. A mental health center did not provide a Notice of Privacy Practices to a father or his minor daughter, a patient at the center. Either way, you must log every breach as it happens.

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Ethics for AI in Health – A View From The World Health Organization

Health Populi

For health care, AI can benefit diagnosis and clinical care, address paperwork and bureaucratic duplication and waste, accelerate scientific research, and personalize health care direct-to-patients and -caregivers.

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Webinar: Navigating Increased Scrutiny for Health Care Deals in 2024

Healthcare Law Blog

Join us for our complimentary webcast, “Navigating Increased Scrutiny for Health Care Deals in 2024,” to be held on March 5 at 10 am PT. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER We encourage all stakeholders in the health care space contemplating mergers and acquisitions and strategic transactions to attend this webinar.

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Corporate Integrity Agreements: What Are the Health Provider's Obligations?

The Health Law Firm

For corporate health care providers involved in a civil health care fraud or abuse investigation, the corporation may be required to enter into a Corporate Integrity Agreement (CIA) with the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office of Inspector General (OIG) to settle the case.

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Seven Opportunities to Use the Law to Address Drug Policing

Bill of Health

The third report in the six-part series, which is focused on drug policing explains, “The primary W-G task that lies ahead for both federal and state governments is to recognize what the evidence has been telling us, that the ‘war on drugs’ is a failure, and escalation will only double-down on that failure.

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Platform Dive: Three HIPAA-compliant Alternatives to Google Analytics

HealthIT Answers

By Christy Jones - Hospitals, health systems, and medical practices are increasingly aware that Google Analytics does not satisfy HIPAA requirements. The US Department of Health and Human Services released guidance bringing IP addresses under the umbrella of protected health information. The reason?