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Massachusetts Settlement for Impermissible Use

Veriphyr proactively reports impermissible use of PHI the first time it happens. University of Massachusetts Memorial Medical Group Inc. and Memorial Medical Center Inc. each face investigation by the Massachusetts Attorney General Maura…

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…

Three Times This University Hospital Had to Act Against HIPAA Violations

Veriphyr proactively reports impermissible use of PHI the first time it happens.   Shoulder Surfing A hospital at the University of Iowa fired a full-time medical assistant for breaching patient privacy by "shoulder surfing". The…

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…