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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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Aetna Agrees to Pay $17M to Settle Lawsuit over HIV Privacy Breach

News for January 23, 2018: Aetna Agrees to Pay $17M to Settle Lawsuit over HIV Privacy Breach

7 breach notification processes that must be followed

News for January 23, 2018: 7 breach notification processes that must be followed

Can precision medicine break chokehold on healthcare big data?

News for Jan. 23, 2018: Can precision medicine break chokehold on healthcare big data?

Hackers access patient data at Oklahoma State facility

News for January 23, 2018: Hackers access patient data at Oklahoma State facility

Crosscheck Voter Fraud Program Hasn’t Suffered Any Data Breaches—If You Radically Redefine ‘Data Breaches’

News for January 22, 2018: Crosscheck Voter Fraud Program Hasn’t Suffered Any Data Breaches—If You Radically Redefine ‘Data Breaches’

Aetna Agrees to $17M Settlement in HIV Privacy Data Breach

News for Jan. 23, 2018: Aetna Agrees to $17M Settlement in HIV Privacy Data Breach

Proposed guidelines aim for safe, effective mobile health apps

News for January 22, 2018: Proposed guidelines aim for safe, effective mobile health apps

Hacked medical devices could wreak havoc on health systems

News for Jan. 21, 2018: Hacked medical devices could wreak havoc on health systems 

Singing River Health System computers almost victim of cyber attack

News for January 16, 2018:  Singing River Health System computers almost victim of cyber attack

Blockchain Outlook 2018: More Industries to Adapt, Regulations Begin

News for Jan 7, 2018: Blockchain Outlook 2018: More Industries to Adapt, Regulations Begin

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