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Beyond HIPAA: Five Health-care Privacy Trends for 2016, BNA's Health Law Reporter

January 14, 2016

Health care, like financial services, has traditionally been one of the most extensively regulated sectors with respect to privacy and cybersecurity.

That does not mean, however, that the industry is adequately prepared to defend against new cyber threats and regulatory scrutiny. 2016 promises to bring new challenges for health-care privacy and compliance professionals seeking to keep pace with a rapidly evolving regulatory landscape marked by increasingly sophisticated hackers and cybercriminals, new regulatory agencies targeting health care and new wearable devices collecting health information in new and powerful ways. Here are five health-care privacy and security trends to watch in the coming year. 

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