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Third-Party Vendor’s Breach leads to Medical Practice’s $400,000 Settlement Payment Under HIPAA and New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act

By on April 5, 2018 in Data Security with 0 Comments

The Attorney General of New Jersey and the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs (“Division”) have announced that Virtua Medical Group, P.A. (“VMG”), a network of physicians affiliated with more than fifty southern New Jersey medical and surgical practices, has agreed to pay over $400,000 and enter into a corrective action plan, to resolve allegations […]

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Cyber Risk Is Not Going Away

By on November 23, 2016 in Data Security with 0 Comments

In a future that has become more ambiguous than ever, some things are certain. Businesses, including health care entities, will increasingly rely on data and technology in order to conduct their business.  Data containing personal information will continue to be valuable.  The risk of liability for those holding that data will remain, whether the enforcer […]

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