Category Archives: HIPAA

Home Robbery Prompts $90,000 HIPAA Settlement

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You’ve taken every appropriate step to secure protected health information (PHI) at your medical practice, but have you done the same at home? A Connecticut hospital learned this lesson the hard way after a home robbery led to the possible exposure of 8,000 patients’ PHI. The case: A Connecticut hospital hired a subcontractor to work […]

Why the Target Security Breach Should Concern Physicians & Providers

HIPAA Security breach

Why the Target Security Breach Should Concern Physicians & Providers The recent data breach at the National chain store Target was the latest in what seemed to be a trend of large-scale cyber attacks. The details surrounding each stage of the breach lead to some surprising discoveries about lapses in data security. While Target believed […]