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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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Privacy Violations Rising At Veterans Affairs Medical Facilities

News for December 30, 2015: Privacy Violations Rising At Veterans Affairs Medical Facilities

Medical records found in dumpster in east Montgomery

News for December 22, 2015: Medical records found in dumpster in east Montgomery

Medical records found scattered on Fort Myers street identified

News for December 22, 2015: Medical records found scattered on Fort Myers street identified

New Mexican’s medical records dumped along West Mesa

News for December 21, 2015: New Mexican’s medical records dumped along West Mesa

Patient Privacy Violated Following Employee Theft in Oregon

News for December 17, 2015: Patient Privacy Violated Following Employee Theft in Oregon

Husband, Wife Use Patient Information to Steal Thousands of Dollars

News for December 17, 2015: Husband, Wife Use Patient Information to Steal Thousands of Dollars

Hundreds of medical records found in dumpster

News for December 3, 2015: Hundreds of medical records found in dumpster

Data breach compromises medical records

News for December 2, 2015: Data breach compromises medical records

Thousands Of Medical Records Containing Confidential Info Found In Dumpster

News for December 1, 2015: Thousands Of Medical Records Containing Confidential Info Found In Dumpster