First HIPAA enforcement action for lack of timely breach notification settles for $475,000

10. January 2017 EHR, EMR, Health, HIPAA 0
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights (OCR), has announced the first Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) settlement based on the untimely reporting of a breach of unsecured protected health information (PHI).  Presence Health has agreed to settle potential violations of the HIPAA Breach Notification Rule by paying ...

StudySoup offers $1,000 scholarship for women in technology

09. January 2017 Health 0
StudySoup, which calls itself a peer-to-peer learning marketplace, is offering a $1,000 Women in Technology Scholarship for female college students who are looking to pursue a career in computer science or computer programming. StudySoup notes in its announcement that despite massive growth in computer science employment opportunities over the past decade, women are still highly ...