Physical Theft of PHI

How many unexpected and unforeseen circumstances can 2020 present us with? Each month we think that we’ve likely seen it all, considered it all, and readied ourselves for whatever comes our way. This year has provided us with plenty to panic over, and many things that...

Employee Privacy in a Pandemic

COVID-19 has presented businesses with a new challenge in keeping their company safe and it starts with employee health. As they re-open in the wake of the pandemic, they must keep track of individual health with regard to who is sick and how it might affect the...

Redefining Identifiable Data

HIPAA provides guidelines to establish the permissible use of an individual’s personal health information (PHI).  Seems pretty straightforward for the most part.  And it was – for the most part.  Until we start to dig a little deeper and look at the resources...