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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.

13 healthcare privacy incidents in February

News for Feb 28, 2018: 13 healthcare privacy incidents in February

U of Virginia Health System may have exposed 1.8k patients data in a 17 month malware infection

News for Feb. 21, 2018: U of Virginia Health System may have exposed 1.8k patients data in a 17 month malware… Read More

What are some useful multifactor authentication examples?

News for Feb. 20, 2018: What are some useful multifactor authentication examples?

VA: New protocol for privacy protection after old files discovered with personal info

News for Feb. 20, 2018: VA: New protocol for privacy protection after old files discovered with personal info 

Protecting your electronic health records

News for Feb. 19, 2018: Protecting your electronic health records 

Closed business still owes $100K for HIPAA violations

News for Feb. 16, 2018: Closed business still owes $100K for HIPAA violations 

After $3.5 settlement over HIPAA violations, Triple-S reports mailing breach

News for Feb. 15, 2018: After $3.5 settlement over HIPAA violations, Triple-S reports mailing breach 

Another International Survey Confirms Cybersecurity Issues–Across All Industries

Feb. 14, 2018: Another International Survey Confirms Cybersecurity Issues–Across All Industries 

36K Notified of Potential Healthcare Data Breach from Mailing Error

News for Feb. 15, 2018: 36K Notified of Potential Healthcare Data Breach from Mailing Error

Connecticut case finds health care privacy cause of action

News for Feb. 15, 2018: Connecticut case finds health care privacy cause of action

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