Cathy Bryant

Cathy joined TMLT in 2010 and serves as the Senior Compliance and Risk Management Representative. Cathy leads the development and implementation of TMLT’s cyber risk management services. Cathy Bryant can be reached at cathy-bryant@tmlt.org.

  • What we can learn from MD Anderson's $4.3 million HIPAA penalty

    What we can learn from MD Anderson's $4.3 million HIPAA penalty

    MD Anderson Cancer Center was recently fined for HIPAA violations. Let's go behind the headlines and take a look at the case.

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  • HIPAA and the Opioid Crisis

    On October 27, the HHS Office for Civil Rights issued guidance on how HIPAA allows information sharing to respond to the opioid crisis.

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  • Cyber Security: Back to Basics

    Basic cyber security tips and responsibilities.

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  • Clearing up the Confusion: Charging Your Patients for Medical Record Copies

    Brief description of federal and Texas rules for charging for medical record copies and scenarios to show the differences between the federal and Texas calculations.

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  • Breach Began with Phishing Email

    Phishing emails lead to attacks on networks, when authorized users receive an email that appears legitimate.

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  • Risk Alert: Ransomware Attacks May Continue

    On Friday, May 12, health care organizations in several countries fell victim to the WannaCry ransomware infection. Steps to prevent an attack.

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  • Risk Alert — Phishing Emails Being Sent as Official OCR Communication

    The Office of Civil Rights is alerting physician practices and other HIPAA-covered entities about phishing emails that are being sent disguised as official OCR audit communication.

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  • Authentication — A Vulnerability in Your Practice?

    Under the ever-present threat of an attack by cyber criminals, health care entities are taking a closer look at ways to strengthen and safeguard their authentication methods.

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  • What to Do if You Are a Victim of Ransomware

    Ransomware action plan that could help you and your IT staff members preserve sensitive data and limit the extent of a breach.

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  • Federal Government Expands HIPAA Investigations

    Beginning August 2016, the government agency in charge of investigating HIPAA violations will expand its investigations to include smaller breaches — those affecting fewer than 500 individuals.

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  • The Next Round of OCR's HIPAA Audits Is Here. Are You Ready?

    TMLT offers four steps to help you prepare.

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  • TMLT's Privacy and Security Toolkit Now Available

    TMLT’s Privacy and Security Toolkit consists of three components: the Comparison Tool, the Introduction to Developing Physician Office Training, and a Guide to Getting Started.

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  • Privacy and Security Update: Risk Analysis for Health Care Professionals

    Three options for conducting HIPAA-required risk analysis.

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