What’s trending on NP Privacy Partner

March 30, 2017

NP Privacy Partner

Author(s): Laurie T. Cohen, Jena M. Grady, Steven M. Maffucci, Steven M. Richard

NY AG settles with medical app developers, NM will be next state with data notification law, concerns arise about Privacy Shield, and a health care data breach derives from mistaken forms. Here’s what’s trending in data privacy and cybersecurity.

Health Care and HIPAA

NY Attorney General issues Warning to Medical App Developers

The NY Attorney General’s Health Care Bureau entered into settlements with three mobile health application developers this past week.—Laurie T. Cohen

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State Measures

New Mexico is about to become the 48th state with a data notification law

With New Mexico about to enact a data notification law, the national landscape will have 48 state laws requiring careful individual consideration.—Steven M. Richard

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E.U. Civil Liberties Committee says Privacy Shield deficient

The resolution raises concerns about the lack of specific rules on automated decision-making and the general right to object to data transfers.—Steven M. Maffucci

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Data Breach

UNC Health Care sends 1,300 prenatal patients a possible data breach notification

UNC Health Care notifies patients about mistaken disclosure of forms used to collect patient information.—JoAnna R. Nicholson and Jena M. Grady

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