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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…

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…

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…

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…

Unprotected Tragedy

Veriphyr proactively reports impermissible use of PHI the first time it happens.   A Family's Tragedy After the gate at a public swimming pool was accidentally left open, Denise and Wayne Russell's adopted son, Keon, wandered into…

Dictionary of HIPAA Terms

Veriphyr proactively reports impermissible use of PHI the first time it happens.   Electronic Health Record (EHR): EHR is just the digital version of that chart your doctor carries around on a clipboard: basic medical information…