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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.

Patients’ Records Tossed into Dump

June 16, 2011- Records containing the personal information and sensitive data of over 1,200 patients ended up in a local… Read More

Baptist Hospital Employee Arrested after Medical Files Found

WFMY News 2 – Winston-Salem, North Carolina  June 3, 2011- An ex-employee of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center employee was… Read More