OCR Announces First HIPAA Settlement with Wireless Health Services Provider – The National Law Review

03. May 2017 EHR, EMR, HIPAA 0
Lexology (registration) OCR Announces First HIPAA Settlement with Wireless Health Services ProviderThe National Law ReviewOCR’s settlement with CardioNet is the first HIPAA settlement involving a wireless health services provider. OCR’s investigation into the impermissible disclosure alleged that CardioNet failed to conduct an accurate and thorough risk analysis to assess …$2.5 Million Settlement Reached as HIPAA ...

Understanding The History Behind Communities' Vaccine Fears – NPR

03. May 2017 Health, HIPAA 0
NPR Understanding The History Behind Communities’ Vaccine FearsNPRAll four of Anab Gulaid’s children have received their vaccinations on the recommended schedule. As Somali-American residents of Minneapolis, that puts them in the minority. Fewer than half of Minnesota children of Somali descent have received the MMR …Measles Outbreak Sickens Dozens of Minnesota SomalisNBC 5 Dallas-Fort WorthThe measles ...

Experts warn of increases in tick-borne Powassan virus – CNN

03. May 2017 Health, HIPAA 0
CNN Experts warn of increases in tick-borne Powassan virusCNN(CNN) Summer is nearly here, and it’s bringing fears of a rare tick-borne disease called Powassan. This potentially life-threatening virus is carried and transmitted by three types of ticks, including the deer tick that transmits Lyme disease. Over the …Protect yourself from infected ticks carrying life-threatening Powassan ...

Duke researchers feel threatened by the prospect of budget cuts to the National Institutes of Health, other agencies – Duke Chronicle

02. May 2017 Health, HIPAA 0
Duke Chronicle Duke researchers feel threatened by the prospect of budget cuts to the National Institutes of Health, other agenciesDuke ChronicleIn President Donald Trump’s proposed budget, NIH faced a 20 percent budget cut and the Environmental Protection Agency saw a 31 percent slash in funding. Boasting multiple Nobel Prize winners and hundreds of scientific laboratories, ...