Shedding Some Light on the Problem of Medical Data Loss

By:  Heather Landi, Published on Healthcare Informatics on December 16, 2015 While the healthcare industry has the most data breaches involving protected health information (PHI), 90 percent of all industries have experienced a PHI-related data breach in the past 10 years, according to a Verizon Enterprise Solutions study report. Also among the study findings, unencrypted lost and stolen devices,…

ACI's Legal, Regulatory and Compliance Forum on Cosmetics

When: Thursday, February 20 to Friday, February 21, 2014 Where: The Carlton Hotel, New York, NY To Learn More, Visit:  http://www.americanconference.com/Cosmetics  Industry News China considers end to mandatory animal testing on cosmetics by Zhang Dayu, Published on CNN Cosmetic companies and animal rights groups have welcomed a proposal by China to allow sales of some cosmetics without requiring…

San Francisco Department of Public Health Communicable Disease Control Unit E. coli O157:H7 Burma Superstar 2013 Outbreak Investigation Report Out

Expert Guest Entry by Bill Marler, Originally Posted on Marler Blog    Outbreak of Shiga Toxin-Producing Escherichia coli O157 Infection Associated with a Restaurant San Francisco County, California – August 2013 Between Friday, August 23 and Monday, August 26, 2013, the San Francisco Department of Public Health Communicable Disease Control Unit (SFDPH CDCU) received eight…

Weekly Industry News – Employment Law

Employment Law – the latest on FMLA Liability, Dell’s illegal labor conditions in China, ERISA Claims and more. Employers Should Be Aware Of The Risks Of Unexpected FMLA Liability by R. Michelle Tatum  Published on jdsupra.com Executive Summary:   While most companies are aware of the liability they may face if they violate the FMLA, a recent decision…