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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.

NAID CEO Explains Upcoming Changes to HITECH Final Rule

In the spring edition of NAIDnews, NAID CEO Bob Johnson describes how to prepare for the upcoming HITECH Final Rule.… Read More

Health Care Providers Becoming Painfully Aware of Third-Party Security Issues

iHealth Beat May 14, 2012 Third-party business partners represent a significant security risk to health  care providers, who may need… Read More

U.S. Court of Appeals Ruled Knowledge of HIPAA Isn’t Necessary for Criminal Conviction

Davis Wright Tremaine LLC Advisories May 15, 2012 On May 10, 2012, the United States Court of Appeals for the… Read More

Sensitive Patient Information Found in Trash April 12, 2012 Personal documents that contained prescriptions for powerful pain medication and patient information were discovered on Wednesday… Read More

Newspaper Stumbles Across Stash of Discarded Abortion Records

The Island Packet/The Beaufort Gazette April 16, 2012 The Kansas City Star, one of The Island Packet and The Beaufort… Read More