US government shutdown could impact FTC rulemaking  

(Sep 26, 2023) The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has funds to continue operating until 20 Oct. if the U.S. government fails to avoid a shutdown by 30 Sept., Bloomberg repor... Read More

Health care entities argue HIPAA exemption in Illinois BIPA cases

(Sep 26, 2023) WAND TV reports the Illinois Supreme Court will determine whether health care providers can invoke a Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act exem... Read More

Indiana attorney general files lawsuit over abortion physician's privacy breach

(Sep 18, 2023) The Associated Press reports Indiana Attorney General Todd Rokita sued Indiana University Health and IU Healthcare Associates over an alleged Health Insuranc... Read More

British Columbia OIPC sees 'meaningful steps' on PHSA's privacy practices

(Sep 15, 2023) The Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner for British Columbia issued a report following up on December 2022 allegations against the Provincial ... Read More

US health agencies update Security Risk Assessment Tool

(Sep 13, 2023) The Office of the U.S. National Coordinator for Health Information Technology and the Department of Health and Human Services' Office for Civil Rights update... Read More

The latest privacy fines from US state, federal regulators

(Sep 11, 2023) California Attorney General Rob Bonta Read More

US Senate committee seeks comment on HIPAA improvements

(Sep 11, 2023) U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Ranking Member Bill Cassidy, R-La., is soliciting stakeholder comments on potential changes t... Read More

Judge rules Meta must face class action over medical privacy

(Sep 11, 2023) U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California Senior District Judge William Orrick ruled a class-action lawsuit claiming Meta Platforms violate... Read More

FTC finalizes order over genetic testing firm's privacy practices

(Sep 8, 2023) Under a finalized order with the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, genetic testing firm will pay USD75,000 and instruct third-party contract labs to ... Read More

Canada issues draft guidance for machine learning-enabled medical devices

(Sep 8, 2023) The Government of Canada published draft guidelines on the use of medical devices powered by machine learning. The guidance outlines key terms and definition... Read More