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Healthcare: Get Ready for HITECH Data Breach Notification Requirements

Starting September 23, 2009, healthcare organizations covered by HIPAA and the HITECH Act will be required, in the case of data breach incidents where personal health information (PHI) is improperly exposed, to notify both the individuals affected by the breach as well as the federal government, who will post this information publicly. The data breach […]

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New Data Privacy Laws

This week Ben Worthen of the Wall Street Journal published an article titled “New Data Privacy Laws Set for Firms” describing new laws that will affect business of all shapes and sizes in terms of how they protect the personal information of their customers and clients. Law related to data privacy enforcement have been enacted […]

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