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properPHIdisposal regularly posts summaries of news items that convey the importance of proper PHI disposal and the risks associated with improper disposal. When possible, all paraphrased news items will credit the source of the information and provide links to the originating content.

Visitors are encouraged to return to PHI News periodically to stay abreast of the latest trends in related legislation and enforcement of HIPAA's new data protection requirements.

Lawsuits for Information Breaches May Be on the Rise

News for Nov 13, 2017: Lawsuits for Information Breaches May Be on the Rise

How to protect sophisticated printers from breaches

News for Nov 9, 2017: How to protect sophisticated printers from breaches

5 Ways to Keep Your Personal Health Information Safe

News for Nov 2, 2017: 5 Ways to Keep Your Personal Health Information Safe 

JAMA Debate Highlights Need for Better Data Breach Stats

Nwes for Nov 7, 2017: JAMA Debate Highlights Need for Better Data Breach Stats

Computer Theft Raises Health Data Security Concerns for 8K

News for Nov 2, 2017: Computer Theft Raises Health Data Security Concerns for 8K

Balancing Convenience and Risk: OCR Issues Statement on Use of Mobile Devices

News for Nov 5, 2017: Balancing Convenience and Risk: OCR Issues Statement on Use of Mobile Devices

OHSU wins fight to withhold names of patients who plan to sue

News for Oct 23, 2017: OHSU wins fight to withhold names of patients who plan to sue

How Employers Can Become Experts at Data Breaches: Breaches involving employee health information

News for Oct 26, 2017: How Employers Can Become Experts at Data Breaches: Breaches involving employee health information 

HIPAA is hampering patient engagement, analysis says

News for Oct 20, 2017: HIPAA is hampering patient engagement, analysis says

What Are Basic, Essential Healthcare Cybersecurity Measures?

News for Oct 27, 2017: What Are Basic, Essential Healthcare Cybersecurity Measures?

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