The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of digital privacy. In a 5-4 decision last week, the justices concluded that law enforcement must have warrants to obtain phone location data as evidence to be used for trials.—Jenny L. Holmes
Judgment and OCR determination emphasize the importance of implementing a risk management plan to mitigate identified risks and to implement equivalent protections for non-required HIPAA Security Rule standards.—Valerie Breslin Montague, Laurie T. Cohen
OCR offers suggestions regarding authorization revocations and highlights the complexity involved in describing uses and disclosures for future research.—Valerie Breslin Montague
The sponsors of HR 3331 and S. 1732 hope that the legislation will assist behavioral health providers to adopt and use EHRs at a rate comparable to other providers.—Jena M. Grady
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