The HIPAA Omnibus Rule includes three new considerations for determining potential civil monetary penalties following a breach investigation. What are the implications for breach prevention strategies?
Even the brightest technologists aren't immune from cyber-attacks. Just ask Facebook. The social-media company says it fell victim to a sophisticated attack in which an exploit allowed malware to be installed on employees' laptops.
Security threats to healthcare organizations are on the rise - and so are regulatory requirements. Kim Singletary of McAfee discusses the top breach prevention and response challenges for healthcare organizations in 2013.
To comply with the HIPAA Omnibus Rule, business associates and their subcontractors must immediately take several steps, including thoroughly documenting their privacy and security practices, says security expert Susan Lucci.
Several consumer advocates say they're pleased that the HIPAA Omnibus Rule strengthens patient privacy protections and helps ensure patients can obtain their records. Learn about what they like - and dislike - in the rule.
Privacy and security leaders, including John Houston at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, are evaluating the changes needed to comply with the HIPAA omnibus final rule. Find out what's on their to-do lists.