Business Associate Breaches In The News - Ep 62
A business associate is getting this OCR resolution, $650,000 and a two-year settlement. CHCS in Philadelphia is a BA to 6 skilled nursing clinics in the Philadelphia area. Entities like this do the business part of healthcare and the other clinics don’t have to worry about it. An unencrypted iPhone that wasn’t password protected had PHI on it.
Patterson Dental Supply Inc. helps manage dental practice information for various providers. One of the clinics they help service is Massachusetts General Hospital, and 4,300 patients had their PHI hacked and compromised.
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