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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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SSM Health data breach compromised 29,000 patients after unlawful intrusion by employee

News for Jan 5, 2018: SSM Health data breach compromised 29,000 patients after unlawful intrusion by employee 

HHS Issues Cybersecurity Report on Processor Vulnerabilities

News for Jan 5, 2018: HHS Issues Cybersecurity Report on Processor Vulnerabilities

DJO Notifies Individuals of Potential Breach of Personal Information

News for Jan 5, 2018: DJO Notifies Individuals of Potential Breach of Personal Information

How healthcare organizations should defend against chip vulnerabilities

News for Jan 5, 2018: How healthcare organizations should defend against chip vulnerabilities

A Penn Medicine laptop with private patient information was stolen from a car

News for Jan 5, 2018: A Penn Medicine laptop with private patient information was stolen from a car

Phishing scam targeting hospital leaves 8,256 potentially exposed

News for Jan 5, 2018: Phishing scam targeting hospital leaves 8,256 potentially exposed

2017 US Healthcare Breaches Involving Ransomware Increased 89% Year-Over-Year Read more: http://www.digitaljournal.com/pr/3613366#ixzz53coxa6Wb

News for Jan 5, 2018: 2017 US Healthcare Breaches Involving Ransomware Increased 89% Year-Over-Year

HHS Office for Civil Rights Releases Research-Related HIPAA Guidance Required by 21st Century Cures Act

News for Jan 5, 2018: HHS Office for Civil Rights Releases Research-Related HIPAA Guidance Required by 21st Century Cures Act

Top Tips For Optimizing Mobile Security In The Enterprise

News for Jan 4, 2018: Top Tips For Optimizing Mobile Security In The Enterprise

Recent OCR Action Provides HIPAA Guidance Related to Opioid Crisis and Privacy Rule in Research

News for Jan 3, 2018: Recent OCR Action Provides HIPAA Guidance Related to Opioid Crisis and Privacy Rule in Research 

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