Feb 182018
 February 18, 2018  Breaches, Healthcare Comments Off on HHS asked to rule on whether Portland, Maine violated patient privacy laws

Randy Billings reports: A former patient at a city-run health clinic has formally asked federal regulators to determine whether Portland officials violated privacy laws by sharing the names and contact information of more than 200 HIV-positive patients with university researchers without patient consent. Jenson Steel, a former patient at the [Read More…]

Feb 172018
 February 17, 2018  Breaches, Business, Court Comments Off on Spokeo IV: Cert Denied and the Circuit Splits Left Behind

Jennifer Jackson, Kristin Petersen, and Jay Warren of Bryan Cave write: On January 22, 2018, the United States Supreme Court denied a petition for writ of certiorari in Spokeo v. Robins – bringing an end to an appellate saga that started in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals before heading [Read More…]

Feb 172018
 February 17, 2018  Breaches, Laws, U.S. No Responses »

David M. Stauss and Gregory Szewczyk of Ballard Spahr LLP write: As we first reported in our January 22, 2018, alert, the Colorado legislature is considering legislation that, if enacted, would significantly change Colorado privacy and data security law. On Wednesday, February 14, 2018, the bill’s sponsors submitted an amended bill that addresses issues raised [Read More…]