Keyword: HHS Office for Civil Rights
The ‘religious rights’ division of the HHS Office for Civil Rights has received more than 300 complaints from workers.
ONC funding was reduced 37% under Trump's proposed budget, but cybersecurity got an $18 million increase and $1.2 billion was reserved for the VA's EHR upgrade.
OCR's acting deputy director of health information privacy Iliana Peters has left the agency, joining the healthcare team at D.C. law firm Polsinelli.
The number of patient records affected by data breaches in 2017 dropped 80%, but analysts say hackers may be gearing up for a resurgence.
The largest dialysis provider in the country has agreed to pay a $3.5 million fine for five separate breaches in 2012 that compromised data for 521 patients.
HHS lists information blocking advancements and HIPAA settlements while praising agency's accomplishments in the first year under the Trump administration.
The Department of Health and Human Services Friday proposed a rule to further protect healthcare workers’ “conscience rights.”
Opponents say HHS’ new “conscience and religious freedom” division will allow discrimination against women and LGBTQ patients.
The Trump administration announced an action today that will protect health workers who don’t want to perform abortions.
New protections may soon be in place for healthcare workers who have moral or religious objections to certain procedures.