Sep 242017
 
 September 24, 2017  Announcements, Govt No Responses »

The Federal Trade Commission will host a workshop on informational injury on December 12, 2017.  The FTC’s three main goals for hosting the workshop are to: “Better identify the qualitatively different types of injury to consumers and businesses from privacy and data security incidents;” “Explore frameworks for how the FTC [Read More…]

Aug 302017
 
 August 30, 2017  Announcements, Healthcare Comments Off on HHS Secretary Waives Certain HIPAA Privacy Rule Provisions for Texas and Louisiana Hospitals; OCR Issues Bulletin for Medical Professionals Navigating HIPAA Rules in Emergency Situations

From HHS, clarification during these difficult times: HHS Secretary Waives Certain HIPAA Privacy Rule Provisions for Texas and Louisiana Hospitals; OCR Issues Bulletin for Medical Professionals Navigating HIPAA Rules in Emergency Situations In response to Hurricane Harvey, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Tom Price, M.D., declared [Read More…]

Aug 292017
 
 August 29, 2017  Announcements, Featured News, Healthcare Comments Off on PSA: HHS establishing medical shelter to aid those affected by Hurricane Harvey
PSA: HHS establishing medical shelter to aid those affected by Hurricane Harvey

The following is a public service announcement from HHS: Thousands of Texans sheltering at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston will have medical care on-site through a 250-bed Federal Medical Station established by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) at the request of the State [Read More…]

Aug 172017
 
 August 17, 2017  Announcements Comments Off on Forgot to mention….

Have been traveling this week and next week, so updates to this site and Databreaches.net will be slim to non-existent, but I will get the sites caught up when I can. I will not be available via Jabber until after Aug. 26th and email will be spotty, too. This concept [Read More…]