October 28, 2013

A growing number of consumers are concerned about their privacy when they sign up for loyalty card programs, according to a new survey.

July 18, 2013

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, commonly known as HIPAA, has been in effect for a decade. In the last law column, we looked at how the HIPAA privacy rule has been enforced; in this column we provide some tips for avoiding HIPAA violations.

June 7, 2013

In April 2003, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, or HHS, Office for Civil Rights, or OCR, began enforcing the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, commonly known as HIPAA. Now, a decade later, we can look at how the rule is being applied.

March 28, 2013

The Department of Health and Human Services issued a new rule that it said was necessary to protect the security of health information stored online.

June 5, 2012

A coalition of more than 22,000 pharmacies around the country has appointed a new VP and chief privacy officer.

March 2, 2012

Two bills designed to protect "covered critical infrastructure" against cyber attacks by terrorists and others should remain focused on their key purpose and not be expanded to include data breach legislation or broad new privacy regimes, the National Retail Federation said.

April 22, 2011

A company that makes tracking technology for retailers and drug companies is making an initial public offering.