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HIPAA Breach Hits Indiana University Health Arnett

Indiana University Health Arnett has notified over 10,000 patients after an unencrypted laptop was stolen from a car.  The risks inherent to universities has been widely documented here but add in HIPAA and HITECH privacy & security to the mix and you have a risk management nightmare.  This breach was a failure of proper policy, […]

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Using Digital Forensics to Reduce Risks after a Healthcare Data Breach

The digital forensics that follow a healthcare data breach can be an important but sometimes a boring discussion topic.  It is one of those things that your health organization will outsource, a third party analysis is very important, so the organization often doesn’t have much direct influence or participation in the actual analysis of breached […]

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The Value of Protected Health Information for HIPAA Privacy

How much is your information worth?  How much is your SSN worth?  How much is your medical ID number worth?  These are the type of questions the PHI Protection Network is helping organizations answer because if you don’t know the value of your assets, how can you make the proper investment to protect them.  Computers, […]

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Privacy and Data Breach Lessons From the Industry

Last week at a gathering of privacy, security, compliance and legal professionals in New York, hosted by AHA and ID Experts, Meredith Philips, the Chief Privacy Officer of Henry Ford Health Systems, spoke about the lessons her organization learn from responding to data breaches.  She told the story of their first notifiable data breach and […]

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