Ransomware, Interoperability, Medical Apps Major Focus of 2017 HIPAA Enforcement

Office for Civil Rights (OCR) Director Roger Severino made major suggestions into upcoming 2017 HIPAA enforcement in his opening talk at Health Datapalooza 2017. Severino is the newly appointed Director of the Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) OCR. He said that OCR is "mindful of the regulatory side of things," and spoke about enforcement of the HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules in the [...]