What kind of technical security measures should an organization implement to guard against unauthorized access to ePHI transmitted over the Internet?
Social media continues to cause trouble! But this time, over-sharing on Facebook caused a plaintiff in an employment discrimination case to lose $80,000 after his college-aged daughter disclosed the settlement on her Facebook page.
Why? Because the settlement agreement included a confidentiality clause.

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Tatiana Melnik is a healthcare, information technology and intellectual property attorney working from a laptop just about anywhere (but generally, out of a virtual office in Tampa, Florida).

With over 10 years of IT industry experience, a degree in information systems, and having practiced with a national law firm, Tatiana is well-suited to understanding your company's technology and intellectual property legal needs.

Tatiana focuses on legal issues concerning information technology, healthcare information technology, and data privacy and security, as well as trademark and copyright matters. Tatiana addresses a broad spectrum of legal matters, including healthcare regulatory issues (e.g., Stark, Anti-Kickback), transactions and e-commerce, data sharing and data use, compliance counseling, breach evaluation and notice, incident response, and cyber security liability insurance. To a limited extent, Tatiana also handles general corporate matters, including entity choice, formation, and dissolution.

Some of Tatiana's past projects:
  • Assisted a HIPAA subcontractor with a HIPAA Risk Analysis and remediation efforts, including technology evaluation and selection, contract revision and negotiation, and employee training
  • Routine trademark prosecution matters
  • Drafted a BYOD policy on behalf of a medical practice
  • Evaluated the feasibility of a Florida-based telemedicine practice on behalf of a medical provider