By Evan Sweeney @ Fierce Healthcare

Newly confirmed Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Tom Price is no fan of federal regulations, leaving providers and cybersecurity leaders wondering how his views will translate to HIPAA and cybersecurity enforcement.Price has already expressed distaste for Meaningful Use requirements, arguing that they have turned physicians into “data entry clerks,” but he concedes that EHRs are “important from an innovation standpoint.”

Although he has not voiced his position on HIPAA regulations, as an advocate for reducing burdensome regulations for physicians, Price may be skeptical of stringent HIPAA requirements, Adam Greene, an attorney with Davis Wright Tremaine told GovInfoSecurity.  

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