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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.

Man Arrested in Probe Related to HIPAA Violations for Improper Disposal

BuffaloNews.com Aug. 27, 2011 A man was arrested in Hawaii as a result of the improper disposal of patient records… Read More

HIPAA Policing Contractor has Data Breach

Heath Leaders Media August 8, 2011 Under the banner of “it could happen to anyone,” KPMG, the company hired by… Read More