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ABC Documentary Leads to Settlement

Veriphyr proactively reports impermissible use of PHI the first time it happens.  ABC's 2015 documentary series, “Save My Life: Boston Trauma”, resulted in the investigation of three prestigious Boston teaching hospitals. Massachusetts…

A Look Back: $4.1 Million Settlement

Veriphyr proactively reports impermissible use of PHI the first time it happens.   Background 20,000 people visited the Stanford Hospital emergency room between March 1st, 2009 and August 21st, 2009. Each one of them had their protected…

Anthem Pays $115 Million Settlement

Veriphyr proactively reports impermissible use of PHI the first time it happens.   Superlative Settlement On August 16th, Anthem Inc. signed the check for the $115 million settlement of the class action lawsuit against them for their…

HIPAA Violation Indictments for Medical Office Assistants

Veriphyr proactively reports impermissible use of PHI the first time it happens. The Bank Fraud Ring Included HIPAA Violators In 2011, the United States Attorney's Office announced indictment of twelve individuals in a massive identity theft…

HIPAA Violation Leads to Jail Time

Veriphyr proactively reports impermissible use of PHI the first time it happens. Setting an Example In April 2010, a former UCLA Healthcare System employee, Dr. Huping Zhou, was the first to get time behind bars for violating the Health Insurance…

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…