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    Pharmacy Fined $125,000 for Breach

    Paper Patient Records Not Properly Destroyed By Marianne Kolbasuk McGee
    Pharmacy Fined $125,000 for Breach

    Federal regulators have hit a small Denver pharmacy with a $125,000 penalty for a 2012 breach involving improper disposal of paper patient records. It's the second such HIPAA-related penalty within a year tied to improper records dumping.

  • Article

    House OKs Cyberthreat Info-Sharing Bill

    Measure Offers Liability Protection for Info-Sharing By Eric Chabrow
    House OKs Cyberthreat Info-Sharing Bill

    Legislation to encourage businesses to share voluntarily cyberthreat information with the federal government by giving them liability protection has won overwhelming approval by the House of Representatives.

  • Article

    The Future of the Internet and Privacy

    Dr. Paul Vixie Offers a 10-Year Forecast By Varun Haran
    The Future of the Internet and Privacy

    The Internet as we know it may be heading toward fundamental changes in the coming decade as a result of an intense privacy debate, says Internet pioneer and DNS guru, Dr. Paul Vixie. Find out his predictions.

  • Interview

    ONC's Privacy Officer: The Latest Tips

    Lucia Savage Describes New Guide, Outlines Key Challenges By Marianne Kolbasuk McGee
    ONC's Privacy Officer: The Latest Tips

    Lucia Savage, chief privacy officer at the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT, describes an updated privacy and security guide for physician practices and discusses a variety of other cybersecurity issues in an interview at HIMSS15.

  • Article

    Overcoming Info Exchange Blocking

    ONC Study Points to Missteps Among Providers, Tech Companies By Marianne Kolbasuk McGee
    Overcoming Info Exchange Blocking

    The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT has issued a report to Congress outlining how the secure exchange of health information is sometimes unreasonably blocked, with concerns about privacy and security inappropriately invoked.

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