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Understanding the Internal Investigation Process

By: Gabriel Imperato and Stephen Siegel Healthcare providers and vendors who provide items and services to providers have many reasons to carefully evaluate their legal and financial risk. One reason might involve learning that the organization is being investigated by … Continue reading

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Protecting Patient Health Information in Florida

Vanessa Reynolds and Stephen Siegel, members of the Firm’s Health Law Practice Group, are the editors of “PROTECTING PATIENT INFORMATION IN FLORIDA.” Ms. Reynolds and Mr. Siegel have prepared this publication in order to provide our clients, colleagues and other … Continue reading

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Broad and Cassel Scholarships Support Continuing Education for Risk Managers

Thanks to a fund established by statewide law firm Broad and Cassel, health care risk managers are able to continue their education through participation in their professional organizations’ state and national conferences. Established in memory of the longtime director of … Continue reading

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Cybersecurity and the Health Care Board

According to a recent article from the American Health Lawyers Association, “there is overwhelming evidence that health care boards must adopt a more organized and concerted approach to matters of cybersecurity and data protection.” Please click here to learn more.

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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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