Chris Apgar HIPAA expert
Healthcare Compliance

Excerpt: Peers Mourn Loss of Chris Apgar, Beloved HIPAA Expert

The following is excerpted from Theresa Defino’s article in “Report on Patient Privacy”,  Volume 22, Number 1 • January 2022 It wouldn’t be too much …

Chris Apgar passes away
Healthcare Compliance

On the untimely passing of Chris Apgar, Founder of Apgar & Associates

We at Apgar & Associates, LLC, are deeply saddened to share that Chris Apgar passed away unexpectedly this past weekend. As you may know, Chris …

FTC breach notification mobile app
Healthcare Compliance

Mobile Health Apps & the FTC’s late (but serious) entry to the Breach Notification Game

How the FTC breach notification rule affects mobile app vendors and developers.

risk management
Healthcare Compliance

Minimize Risk: Healthcare’s Need to Address the Unknown Unknowns

Government agencies – state and federal – have spent the past several months trying to get healthcare’s attention about cybersecurity and simple steps that organizations …