Thursday, October 29, 2009

HIPAA Security Alert

HIPAA Horrors

The Blade (Toledo) reports on October 28th an imaging technician was arrested in Ohio for driving infractions and possession of marijuana.

During the arrest the police scanned his cell phone.

In his phone were photos of dozens of partially clad patients preparing for imaging tests, including minors.


The penalties and lawsuits are likely to be massive.

Thursday, October 1, 2009

HIPAA Security Alert

Do you trade-in or donate used cell phones?

Before you do, you MUST scrub all of the data from the phone.