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PHI News

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.

Apple Launches Medical Records App in L.A.

News for Jan. 27 2018: Apple Launches Medical Records App in L.A.

Allscripts data breach reminds users to prepare for the inevitable

News for Jan. 26, 2018: Allscripts data breach reminds users to prepare for the inevitable

Cyber Security: Who’s In Charge?

News for Jan. 26, 2018: Cyber Security: Who’s In Charge?

HHS-OCR Closes 2017 with Six Figure Settlement in PHI Data Breach Impacting Over 2 Million Individuals

News for January 24, 2018:  HHS-OCR Closes 2017 with Six Figure Settlement in PHI Data Breach Impacting Over 2 Million Individuals

Why Providers Need a Disaster Recovery Plan for EHR Security

News for January 24, 2018: Why Providers Need a Disaster Recovery Plan for EHR Security

Flu Cases In Williamson County ‘Moderate, But Increasing’

News for January 23, 2018: Flu Cases In Williamson County ‘Moderate, But Increasing’

Aetna Agrees to Pay $17M to Settle Lawsuit over HIV Privacy Breach

News for January 23, 2018: Aetna Agrees to Pay $17M to Settle Lawsuit over HIV Privacy Breach

7 breach notification processes that must be followed

News for January 23, 2018: 7 breach notification processes that must be followed

Hackers access patient data at Oklahoma State facility

News for January 23, 2018: Hackers access patient data at Oklahoma State facility

Crosscheck Voter Fraud Program Hasn’t Suffered Any Data Breaches—If You Radically Redefine ‘Data Breaches’

News for January 22, 2018: Crosscheck Voter Fraud Program Hasn’t Suffered Any Data Breaches—If You Radically Redefine ‘Data Breaches’

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