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HIPAA Settlement Emphasizes “Living” Security Risk Assessment

Latest HIPAA settlement reveals need for new security risk assessments after IT or operational changes. Nixon Peabody explains.

HIPAA Compliance and Cloud Services: OCR Guidance

The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has issued guidance on “HIPAA and Cloud Computing” accompanied by a series of frequently asked questions (FAQs).

Phase 2 HIPAA Audits Arrive: Are IT Service Providers Ready?

The Office of Civil Rights (OCR) expects to launch about 200 desk and on-site audits. IT service providers in the healthcare vertical need to take note.