Posts Tagged: flash drive

Many lessons can be learned from the breach. The most important lesson is to make your practice’s patient health information security a priority. We can help your practice stay on top of the latest healthcare news, rules, regulations and trends.  Subscribe to stay current and up to date on important matters that will impact your… Read the rest »

Losing a flash drive can cost you $1 Million dollars.  Why? The flash drive had health information on it. The HIPAA fines and penalties underscore the importance of properly protecting devices with electronic PHI. In December 2013, a dermatology practice in Massachusetts lost an unencrypted flash drive.  The flash drive had health information for 2,200 patients. The government… Read the rest »