Jan 142022
 
 January 14, 2022  Posted by  Business, Court, Featured News, Govt, Healthcare, U.S., Workplace

Amy Howe explains: With COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations reaching a new record high as a result of the Omicron variant, the Supreme Court on Thursday put the Biden administration’s vaccine-or-test mandate for large employers on hold, while litigation over its legality continues in the lower courts. Over a dissent from [Read More…]

Jan 112022
 
 January 11, 2022  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Court, Healthcare

Jessica Bartlett reports: Mass General Brigham and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute have agreed to pay a combined $18.4 million settlement over allegations that the institutions fed personally identifiable information about patients to Facebook, Google and other companies. The class-action lawsuit was filed by two anonymous parties in Suffolk Superior Court in [Read More…]

Jan 072022
 
 January 7, 2022  Posted by  Breaches, Healthcare

Sandy B. Garfinkel and Emma M. Lombard of Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, LLC write, in part: If you are simply carrying a photographic image of your vaccine card in your phone, phones can be, and regularly are, hacked. Or, the owner of the phone may simply have inadequate protection [Read More…]