Lahey Hospital & Medical Center operates as a hospital in Massachusetts. It offers allergy and immunology, anesthesiology, anticoagulation, asthma, balance, brain tumor, breast health, cancer, cardiovascular and thoracic surgery, cardiovascular medicine, cerebrovascular, chronic obstructive pulmonary, colon and rectal surgery, continence, cosmetic surgery, dermatology, dialysis, emergency medicine, endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism, endoscopy, executive health, and familial cancer risk assessment services. The company also provides gastroenterology, general surgery, gynecology, hearing aid, hematology, infectious disease, internal medicine, international medicine, interventional neurora...
41 Mall Road
Burlington, MA 01805
Founded in 1923
Lahey Hospital & Medical Center Agrees to Settle Potential Violations with U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Nov 26 15
Lahey Hospital and Medical Center (Lahey) has agreed to settle potential violations of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) Privacy and Security Rules with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office for Civil Rights (OCR). Lahey will pay $850,000 and will adopt a robust corrective action plan to correct deficiencies in its HIPAA compliance program. Lahey notified OCR that a laptop was stolen from an unlocked treatment room during the overnight hours on August 11, 2011. The laptop was on a stand that accompanied a portable CT scanner; the laptop operated the scanner and produced images for viewing through Lahey's Radiology Information System and Picture Archiving and Communication System. The laptop hard drive contained the protected health information (PHI) of 599 individuals. addition to the $850,000 settlement, Lahey must address its history of noncompliance with the HIPAA Rules by providing OCR with a comprehensive, enterprise-wide risk analysis and corresponding risk management plan, as well as reporting certain events and providing evidence of compliance.
Lahey Hospital & Medical Center Appoints Joanne Conroy as CEO
May 6 14
Lahey Hospital & Medical Center named Dr. Joanne Conroy as its new CEO. Conroy has spent the last five years as chief medical officer at the Association of American Medical Colleges in Washington D.C. In her new role, she will take over some of the responsibilities of Lahey Health CEO Dr. Howard Grant and will report directly to him.