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Tossing PHI in The Trash Can be an Expensive Mistake

Last week, the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) reminded us of the importance of the basics when it comes to protecting patient information.  On August 23rd, it announced a HIPAA enforcement action involving tangible protected health information (PHI) that a practice tossed out with the rest of the trash. For over a decade, PHI in […]

Top 3 DMC Law Blog Posts of 2020

I learned a lot about the people who visit my blog based on the popularity of my posts. First, I learned that my visitors are far more interested when I involve others (or have someone else write the post all together!). Second, my visitors are more likely to read a blog post on how I feel about my work than the actual substance of my work. I will keep these points in mind for 2021, but I’m still going to write a lot about HIPAA and health privacy because I think it’s interesting (although, I admit, I may be the only one).

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