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Cloud Computing: Healthcare Issues in a Digital Age – (Part Two)

Posted in E-Commerce (Internet Agreements and Issues), Healthcare, Technology Transactions

Hospitals and health care providers must often look to third party vendors offering cloud computing solutions, but are these companies well-prepared to meet the HIPPA / HITECH Act privacy and security requirements as well as other Federal rules, regulations and ordinances applicable to the commerce in the cloud?   Key concerns are privacy and security, as… Continue Reading

Cloud Computing: Healthcare Issues in a Digital Age – (Part Three)

Posted in E-Commerce (Internet Agreements and Issues), Healthcare, Technology Transactions

What are the challenges of PII data storage and privacy on cloud computing platforms?  How does a healthcare organization work with cloud computing vendors to address key information security and privacy compliance issues?  What are strategies for addressing the HIPPA privacy and security legal requirements and public trust concerns while in the cloud? One key… Continue Reading

Cloud Computing: Healthcare Issues in a Digital Age – (Part One)

Posted in E-Commerce (Internet Agreements and Issues), Healthcare, Technology Transactions

Cloud computing has garnered attention in the healthcare industry as a primary way to achieve electronic medical records compliance while reducing IT costs.   Cloud computing is all about DATA in a virtual work.   With cloud network-based services, healthcare organizations can distribute computing over a network of real and virtual servers scalable to process large volumes… Continue Reading

Bring-Your-Own-Device: Are Employers Opening the Door to Security and Legal Risks?

Posted in Employment & Personnel Issues, Intellectual Property Litigation

According to a recent press release by Gartner, Inc., a global technology research and advisory company, half of all employers are expected to require their employees to supply their own devices for work by 2017.  A well-implemented and maintained mobile initiative, like a bring-your-own-device (BYOD) workplace, has its benefits, such as driving innovation, creating new… Continue Reading

Pirates, or Freedom Fighters on the Electronic Frontier, Copyright Changes for the Digital Age?

Posted in Development & Commercialization of Technology, E-Commerce, Employment & Personnel Issues, Intellectual Property Litigation, Technology News & Events, Technology Transactions

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) announced this month that they will be engaging with stakeholders through public comments and roundtables to study a variety of policy issues highlighted in the Department of Commerce’s Internet Policy Task Force (IPTF or Task Force) Green Paper, titled “Copyright Policy, Creativity, and Innovation in the Digital Economy.”… Continue Reading