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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.

Customer Misconception: The Certificate of Destruction Removes Regulatory Liability

Informative Blog Post on May 30, 2017: Customer Misconception: The Certificate of Destruction Removes Regulatory Liability (When it comes to HIPAA,… Read More

Customer Misconception: Only a Small Portion of Discarded Media Must be Destroyed

Informative Blog Post on May 23, 2017: Customer Misconception: Only a Small Portion of Discarded Media Must be Destroyed

Customer Misconception: Recycling is Adequate

Informative Blog Post on May 16, 2017: Customer Misconception: Recycling is Adequate

Customer Misconception: Only Large Records Purges Need Destruction (not daily paper)

Informative Blog Post on May 8, 2017: Customer Misconception: Only Large Records Purges Need Destruction (Does your Daily Paper still Contain… Read More

Customer Misconception: No Need for a Contract

News for May 1, 2017: Customer Misconception: No Need for a Contract

Customer Misconception: Vendor Qualifications Don’t Matter

Informative Blog Post on Apr. 26, 2017: Customer Misconception: Vendor Qualifications Don’t Matter (when dealing with PHI, it ALWAYS matters)

Fulton County: We know who mishandled patient medical records

News for Mar 10, 2017: Fulton County: We know who mishandled patient medical records

Local 10 investigation identifies source of medical waste dumping

News for Jan. 05, 2017: Local 10 investigation identifies source of medical waste dumping

Medical marijuana dispensary trashed, records found in street

Nov. 09 2016: Medical marijuana dispensary trashed, records found in street

Hastings follows federal, state bio-hazard disposal regulations

News for Aug. 6, 2016: Hastings follows federal, state bio-hazard disposal regulations

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