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HHS creates new enforcement office for health privacy
The Department of Health and Human Services and its office responsible for enforcing health privacy reorganized so it can sharpen enforcement of cybersecurity and data breaches.
HHS reports: Compliance reviews, health data breaches up
The number of compliance reviews by the Department of Health and Human Services of health organizations increased between 2017 and 2021, according to the agency’s latest reports to Congress.
Google, Ascension defend partnership amid federal inquiry
Criticism from lawmakers in addition to a federal inquiry regarding Google’s controversial partnership with Ascension has both the tech giant and the non-profit healthcare provider firing back.