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Notable Breaches of PHI in 2009…

December 15, 2009 Leave a comment

This week, Network World posted an interesting slide show of some notable breaches of Health Record privacy from 2009. The mode of disclosure is telling, with internal misuse/fraud and stolen devices/media being prevalent.

http://www.networkworld.com/slideshows/2009/090209-health-breaches.html

The companies mentioned are: Read more…

Personal Data Breach Compensation Suit Thrown Out In Missouri..

December 8, 2009 Leave a comment

A knock to the campaign to ensure companies take better care of our personal data occurred this when when John Amburgy lost his case against Express Scripts in Missouri, USA.

John alleged that he had spent significant time and effort in protecting

his identity following Express Scripts’ breach back in October 2008. They offered free credit report monitoring services to the people who’s PII/PHI they lost, but only to those who proved they had been victims of identity theft.

Yes, it seems you have to be a victim of identity theft because of Express Scripts breach before Express Scripts will offer you help in protecting and monitoring your identity… Read more…