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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.

17 healthcare privacy incidents in December

News for Jan 3, 2018: 17 healthcare privacy incidents in December

Oncology Services Provider Reaches $2.3 Million Settlement with HHS for Data Breach

News for Jan 3, 2018: Oncology Services Provider Reaches $2.3 Million Settlement with HHS for Data Breach

Healthcare and Investigative Experts Join Forces to Meet Critical Academic-Clinical Facility Need to Help Protect Vulnerable Populations

News for Jan 3, 2018: Healthcare and Investigative Experts Join Forces to Meet Critical Academic-Clinical Facility Need to Help Protect Vulnerable… Read More

Health Care Group News: CMS Clarifies that Texting of Orders is Not Permitted

News for Jan 3, 2018: Health Care Group News: CMS Clarifies that Texting of Orders is Not Permitted

Mass. Gynecologist Loses Bid For Grand Jury Instructions

News for Jan 3, 2018: Mass. Gynecologist Loses Bid For Grand Jury Instructions

My Dog Ate My Laptop

News for Jan 3, 2018: My Dog Ate My Laptop: Incident response for freelancers and small business owners

CMS Stresses Security in Healthcare Texting Clarification

News for Jan 3, 2018: CMS Stresses Security in Healthcare Texting Clarification

SSM Health Data Breach Exposes 29K Patient Records

News for Jan 3, 2018: SSM Health Data Breach Exposes 29K Patient Records

Patient data thefts result in sanctions for 21st Century Oncology

News for Jan 3, 2018: Patient data thefts result in sanctions for 21st Century Oncology

21st Century Oncology to Pay $2.3M to Settle Potential HIPAA Violations

News for January 2, 2018: 21st Century Oncology to Pay $2.3M to Settle Potential HIPAA Violations

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