Readout of Secretary Price’s Third and Fourth Day in Geneva for World Health Assembly

25. May 2017 EHR, EMR, Health, HIPAA 0
On Tuesday, May 23 and Wednesday, May 24, Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, M.D. completed his participation in the 70th World Health Assembly by leading the U.S. delegation in meetings with public health officials from Singapore, the WHO Africa Regional Office, Finland, Norway, the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Regional Office, and Brazil. These discussions ...

HHS Secretary Price Statement on CBO Report

25. May 2017 EHR, EMR, Health, HIPAA 0
“…Americans are paying more for fewer healthcare choices because of Obamacare” Following the release of the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) report analyzing the American Health Care Act, Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Tom Price, M.D. released the following statement: “The CBO was wrong when they analyzed Obamacare’s effect on cost and coverage, and they ...

HIPAA and Disclosure to Media – The National Law Review

24. May 2017 EHR, EMR, HIPAA 0
JD Supra (press release) HIPAA and Disclosure to MediaThe National Law ReviewLast week, a Texas health system agreed to a $2,400,000 HIPAA settlement arising out of a hospital’s disclosure of a patient’s name in a press release. (See here). Last year, a New York hospital agreed to pay $2,200,000 for allowing media to film in ...

'Careless handling' of private patient information leads to $387000 HIPAA fine for St. Luke's-Roosevelt – Healthcare IT News

24. May 2017 EHR, EMR, HIPAA 0
Healthcare IT News ‘Careless handling’ of private patient information leads to $387000 HIPAA fine for St. Luke’s-RooseveltHealthcare IT NewsSt. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center, part of New York’s Mount Sinai Health System, has paid the Department of Health and Human Services $387,200 to settle potential HIPAA violations stemming from a complaint that alleged the organization had …Mount Sinai ...

Secretary Price Congratulates New WHO Director-General, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

24. May 2017 EHR, EMR, Health, HIPAA 0
Geneva, Switzerland – U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, M.D., issued the following statement today congratulating Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on his election to serve as the next Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO): “On behalf of President Trump and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, we congratulate Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on being ...

Price: “President’s budget answers the call to fix what’s wrong in Washington”

24. May 2017 EHR, EMR, Health, HIPAA 0
President Donald J. Trump’s America First budget outlines the Administration’s priorities within the federal government and addresses critical needs across the country. The budget makes the necessary investments to support the mission of the Health and Human Services Department to enhance the health and well-being of Americans. HHS Secretary Tom Price, M.D., who is currently ...

Careless handling of HIV information jeopardizes patient’s privacy, costs entity $387k

24. May 2017 EHR, EMR, Health, HIPAA 0
St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center Inc. (St. Luke’s) has paid the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) $387,200 to settle potential violations of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) Privacy Rule and agreed to implement a comprehensive corrective action plan. St. Luke’s operates the Institute for Advanced Medicine, formerly Spencer ...

'Careless handling' of private patient information leads to $387000 HIPAA fine for St. Luke's-Roosevelt – Healthcare Finance News

23. May 2017 EHR, EMR, HIPAA 0
Healthcare Finance News ‘Careless handling’ of private patient information leads to $387000 HIPAA fine for St. Luke’s-RooseveltHealthcare Finance NewsSt. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center, part of New York’s Mount Sinai Health System, has paid the Department of Health and Human Services $387,200 to settle potential HIPAA violations stemming from a complaint that alleged the organization had … and ...