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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.

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PERSONAL HEALTH INFORMATION FOUND IN DUMPSTER

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control issued a warning that as many as 1,800 residents may have… Read More

BAYLOR MEDICAL RECORDS FOUND IN DUMPSTER

Thousands of medical records were stolen from the Baylor Health Care System and found in a dumpster and garage of… Read More

MEDICAL RECORDS, WASTE DUMPED IN MANSION

Authorities were stunned to discover medical records and waste in 9,000 square foot abandoned mansion in Springfield, Tennessee. In addition… Read More