Health IT Security and Compliance

A New Tracking Tech Wrinkle

By Matt Fisher – The latest volley in the tracking technology saga has now been sent up by the New York Attorney General. Specifically, the New York AG and New York Presbyterian, which is a large academic medical center system in New York, settled allegations about privacy violations stemming from NYP’s use of tracking tools.

HHS Urges Continuous Staff Cyber Training

By Art Gross – In a groundbreaking development, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has reached a settlement with Lafourche Medical Group, a Louisiana-based medical facility, following a phishing cyberattack that compromised the electronic protected health information of nearly 35,000 patients.