Last week, the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) reminded us of the importance of the basics when it comes to protecting patient information. On August 23rd, it announced a HIPAA enforcement action involving tangible protected health information (PHI) that a practice tossed out with the rest of the trash. For over a decade, PHI in […]
This article appeared in the March/April 2022 volume of CT Lawyer Magazine As an attorney who has spent most of my career practicing in privacy and healthcare, I had never considered the possibility of that I may one day serve on the Citizen’s Ethics Advisory Board (CEAB). The CEAB has nine members appointed by the […]
On our second anniversary, I want to reflect on and celebrate the growth over this past year. DMC Law started 2021 as a company of one. We are ending the year as a team of four; four fiercely dedicated, intelligent and hard-working women who love working together. Meet the team.
Since the second grade, I knew I wanted to be a lawyer. My training as an advocate began more than a decade before law school while in line at a Little League registration table in Portsmouth, RI.
I learned a lot about the people who visit my blog based on the popularity of my posts. First, I learned that my visitors are far more interested when I involve others (or have someone else write the post all together!). Second, my visitors are more likely to read a blog post on how I feel about my work than the actual substance of my work. I will keep these points in mind for 2021, but I’m still going to write a lot about HIPAA and health privacy because I think it’s interesting (although, I admit, I may be the only one).