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Inaccurate Detection of Impermissible Use

Veriphyr proactively reports impermissible use of PHI the first time it happens.    Inaccurate Detection Hurt Everyone The Consort and District Medical Centre Society in Red Deer, Alberta, Canada risked its reputation, money, and…

Employee Snooping: Personal, Professional, Criminal

Veriphyr proactively reports impermissible use of PHI the first time it happens.  It's Personal Back in 2008, Dr. Joshua Welch had an affair with a woman, "Anne". After informing him she may have contracted an STI, Anne suspected that Dr.…

A Different Kind Of Identity Fraud

Veriphyr proactively reports impermissible use of PHI the first time it happens.   Medical Malpractice With a Twist  Manquis Daniels died in June 2011 after undergoing heart surgery. His surviving wife is suing the hospital. Marie…

Publicity Puts Patients at Higher Risk for Privacy Breaches

Veriphyr proactively reports impermissible use of PHI the first time it happens. Mass Overdose Victims In March 2011, eleven teens and young adults were hospitalized in Minnesota due to an overdose of the synthetic drug 2C-E. There was one…

Nurse Violates Privacy of 5,800 Patients

Veriphyr proactively reports impermissible use of PHI the first time it happens. Violation Motivated by Curiosity A nurse at North Bay Health Center in Ontario was the first person to be charged under the Personal Health Information Privacy…

Preventable Breach at Major University Hospital

Veriphyr proactively reports impermissible use of PHI the first time it happens.   Recent Breaches In 2017, the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) found 58 cases of patient privacy breaches. As a result, MUSC is prepared…