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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.

WRHA official ’embarassed’ over 2nd theft of medical records

News for Feb. 2, 2016: WRHA official ’embarassed’ over 2nd theft of medical records

Missing box of records among Montana VA privacy violations

News for January 14, 2016: http://Missing box of records among Montana VA privacy violations

Farmington Hills mother admits stealing private personal records

News for December 11, 2016: Farmington Hills mother admits stealing private personal records

Allina Health alerts Hennepin Avenue patients of privacy lapse

News for January 7, 2016: Allina Health alerts Hennepin Avenue patients of privacy lapse

CVS among hundreds of providers violating HIPAA, review finds

News for January 4th, 2016: CVS among hundreds of providers violating HIPAA, review finds

Privacy Violations Rising At Veterans Affairs Medical Facilities

News for December 30, 2015: Privacy Violations Rising At Veterans Affairs Medical Facilities

Medical records found in dumpster in east Montgomery

News for December 22, 2015: Medical records found in dumpster in east Montgomery

Medical records found scattered on Fort Myers street identified

News for December 22, 2015: Medical records found scattered on Fort Myers street identified

New Mexican’s medical records dumped along West Mesa

News for December 21, 2015: New Mexican’s medical records dumped along West Mesa

Patient Privacy Violated Following Employee Theft in Oregon

News for December 17, 2015: Patient Privacy Violated Following Employee Theft in Oregon

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