Ongoing threats and health app privacy matters give the appearance that patient access rights are not a high priority for HHS OCR. Former HHS privacy leaders and industry influencers Deven McGraw and Lucia Savage share why access rights are so vital to improving care outcomes and just why providers must prioritize the process.
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is asking input on information collection regulations for how energy companies secure bulk electric systems while its CIO speculated earlier this month that regulated energy utilities will likely need to follow recent government actions around implementing zero trust architectures.
The FTC Health Breach Notification Rule was enacted 10 years ago to protect the privacy and security of consumer health data not covered by HIPAA, but it was never enforced. A policy decision enacted on Sept. 15 will change that.