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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.

Device Maker Inogen Reports Data Breach That May’ve Affected 30,000 Patients

News for Apr. 16, 2018: Device Maker Inogen Reports Data Breach That May’ve Affected 30,000 Patients

Learning from Chesapeake Regional Healthcare’s Hard Drive Data Breach

News for Apr. 13, 2018: Learning from Chesapeake Regional Healthcare’s Hard Drive Data Breach

Facebook scandal could drive greater protections for consumer health data

News for Apr. 12,  2018: Facebook scandal could drive greater protections for consumer health data

Cyberattack on Indiana Hospital Highlights Increasing Focus on Healthcare Industry by Hackers

News for Apr. 8, 2018: Cyberattack on Indiana Hospital Highlights Increasing Focus on Healthcare Industry by Hackers

Paper healthcare records highly vulnerable, yet often overlooked

News for Apr. 7, 2018: Paper healthcare records highly vulnerable, yet often overlooked

Alexa…….What is HIPAA?

News for Apr. 6, 2018: Alexa…….What is HIPAA?

Patient Sues Clinician for Privacy Violation After Practice Responds to Subpoena

News for Apr. 3, 2018: Patient Sues Clinician for Privacy Violation After Practice Responds to Subpoena 

Sensitive Healthcare Data at Risk in Cloud; Spohn Security Solutions Explains

News for Apr. 3, 2018:  Sensitive Healthcare Data at Risk in Cloud; Spohn Security Solutions Explains

Apple expands effort to give patients iPhone access to medical records

News for Apr. 2, 2018: Apple expands effort to give patients iPhone access to medical records

‘Misuse’ and ‘physical’ data breaches are most common in senior living, report says

News for Apr. 1, 2018: ‘Misuse’ and ‘physical’ data breaches are most common in senior living, report says

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