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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.

HIPAA Research-Related Clarifications: Remote Access and Future Use Authorizations of Protected Health Information

News for Jan. 31, 2018: HIPAA Research-Related Clarifications: Remote Access and Future Use Authorizations of Protected Health Information

Health Data Breach Tally Update: A Puzzling Omission

News for Jan. 30, 2018: Health Data Breach Tally Update: A Puzzling Omission 

Reforming the U.S. Approach to Data Protection and Privacy

News for Jan, 30, 2018: Reforming the U.S. Approach to Data Protection and Privacy

Konica Minolta uses integrated database to improve efficiency, quality for enterprise imaging

News for Jan. 30, 2018: Konica Minolta uses integrated database to improve efficiency, quality for enterprise imaging

Apple Launches Medical Records App in L.A.

News for Jan. 27 2018: Apple Launches Medical Records App in L.A.

Allscripts data breach reminds users to prepare for the inevitable

News for Jan. 26, 2018: Allscripts data breach reminds users to prepare for the inevitable

Cyber Security: Who’s In Charge?

News for Jan. 26, 2018: Cyber Security: Who’s In Charge?

HHS-OCR Closes 2017 with Six Figure Settlement in PHI Data Breach Impacting Over 2 Million Individuals

News for January 24, 2018:  HHS-OCR Closes 2017 with Six Figure Settlement in PHI Data Breach Impacting Over 2 Million Individuals

Why Providers Need a Disaster Recovery Plan for EHR Security

News for January 24, 2018: Why Providers Need a Disaster Recovery Plan for EHR Security

Flu Cases In Williamson County ‘Moderate, But Increasing’

News for January 23, 2018: Flu Cases In Williamson County ‘Moderate, But Increasing’

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