Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Breach round-up: Theft of unencrypted laptops exposes PHI

Three separate organizations recently reported the theft of unencrypted laptops, which resulted in the disclosure of PHI of numerous patients. Let’s take a look at each case: http://www.hcpro.com/HIM-297492-865/Breach-roundup-Theft-of-unencrypted-laptops-exposes-PHI.html

Healthcare covered entities should consider implementing encryption on all devices.

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