Posts Tagged ‘UCLA Medical Center’

HIPAA *HAS* Impacted Healthcare Providers…Despite Lack Of Enforcement

Monday, March 17th, 2008

I have written many times about how the U.S Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has severely weakened the planned privacy and security goals of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) to require healthcare covered entities (CEs) to implement strong safeguards for the protected health information (PHI) with which they’ve been entrusted. And I still believe that.
However, after reading a another report today I realized something…