Aug 052022
 August 5, 2022  Posted by  Breaches, Healthcare, Non-U.S.

The Information Commissioner’s Office announced: A former health adviser has been found guilty of accessing medical records of patients without a valid legal reason. Christopher O’Brien, 36, was working at the South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust when he unlawfully accessed the records of 14 patients, who were known personally to him, [Read More…]

Aug 032022
 August 3, 2022  Posted by  Govt, Healthcare, U.S.

Allie Reed and Christopher Brown report: The Biden administration’s efforts to protect reproductive health information from law enforcement post-Dobbs hangs on how much authority its health agency has to preempt state criminal laws—a thorny issue for health-care lawyers. A recent executive order shows the administration is considering how to beef up privacy protections [Read More…]

Aug 012022
 August 1, 2022  Posted by  Breaches, Court, Featured News, Healthcare

Odia Kagan of FoxRothschild offers some concise and sage advice: If you are dealing with sensitive information of any kind (yes, this includes precise geolocation, ethnicity, sexual orientation, etc), but especially health information (and yes, reproductive health information too), do yourself a favor: Scan your website for third party trackers [Read More…]