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The Need for More Data Analytics Professionals in South Florida

By: Paul R. DeMuro Increasingly around the country and in South Florida, employers and other stakeholders are looking to hire data analytics professionals who can critically analyze data to help them grow and manage their businesses and to be more … Continue reading

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Advising Buyers of Substance Abuse Businesses: Beware!

By: Heather Miller Whether you work in healthcare or are a patient in the community at large, almost everyone who has received medical care has heard of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (“HIPAA”), one of the … Continue reading

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Demystifying Data Analytics for General Counsel

By: Paul DeMuro One cannot go anywhere these days and not hear about data analytics and big data. These concepts are becoming increasingly relevant in health care. We see applications in banking (electronic banking) and the use of customer data … Continue reading

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Even small HIPAA breaches can prove costly

By: Stephen Siegel On January 2, 2013, the HHS Office of Civil Rights announced that it had settled a HIPAA breach case involving electronic health information of 441 patients of the Hospice of North Idaho. The settlement amount, $50,000, represents … Continue reading

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