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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.

Local doctor under investigation for improper disposal of protected health information

News for May 13, 2018: Local doctor under investigation for improper disposal of protected health information

OIG Report Finds Flaws in Navy, Air Force EHR Security, Handling of Patient Data

News for May 9, 2018: OIG Report Finds Flaws in Navy, Air Force EHR Security, Handling of Patient Data

Philips CT Scanner Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities Pose PHI Risk

News for May 8, 2018: Philips CT Scanner Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities Pose PHI Risk

12 key steps in responding to a data breach

News for May 8, 2018: 12 key steps in responding to a data breach

Cyber Attacks and Approaches to Protecting Health Data

News for May 8, 2018: Cyber Attacks and Approaches to Protecting Health Data

UnityPoint Allegedly Mishandled Healthcare Data Breach

News for May 8, 2018: UnityPoint Allegedly Mishandled Healthcare Data Breach

How HIPAA Impacts Social Media Usage

News for May 7, 2018: How HIPAA Impacts Social Media Usage

Consumer genetic databases aren’t the only side door for police to get your DNA.

News for May 4, 2018: Consumer genetic databases aren’t the only side door for police to get your DNA.

Helping Struggling Hospitals Recover from Ransomware Attacks

News for May 2, 2018: Helping Struggling Hospitals Recover from Ransomware Attacks

Helping Struggling Hospitals Recover from Ransomware Attacks

News for May 2, 2018: Helping Struggling Hospitals Recover from Ransomware Attacks

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