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Theft of iPhone Lands Non-Profit $650,000 HIPAA fine

Healthcare provider pays $650,000 fine because iPhone was stolen that contained health information.
“You’re only as safe as your partner,” she says. “Everyone involved with vendor management should develop a common, collaborative security strategy that includes layering new protections onto processes and policies to defend against information risk in the supply chain.”

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Could Transferring Custody of a Digital Chart to the Patient Drive Patient Engagement?

Is transferring custody of the electronic record the right approach to health information disposal?

Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.emrandhipaa.com

What should digital chart disposal look like? Do we “shred” digital charts? Do we “shred” part of them? Do we keep them forever? 

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