Our colleagues over at the Mintz Health Law Policy Matters blog have posted a reminder about the approaching annual HITECH data breach reporting deadline. All "small" calendar year 2011 breaches affecting fewer than 500 must be reported to the Office of Human Rights by the end of February. If you think this may be you, read on here.
Cynthia J. Larose is Chair of the firm's Privacy & Cybersecurity Practice, a Certified Information Privacy Professional-US (CIPP-US), and a Certified Information Privacy Professional-Europe (CIPP-E). She works with clients in various industries to develop comprehensive information security programs on the front end, and provides timely counsel when it becomes necessary to respond to a data breach.