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Health Information Compliance Alert

Case Study:

Secure Your Devices or Risk Hefty Penalties

Lost phone? It better be encrypted, OCR case suggests. Just because a laptop is password-protected doesn’t mean that you can avert a HIPAA breach. You must encrypt any and all mobile devices — especially if you use them in the field. Unfortunately, one healthcare organization recently found out what happens when you don’t keep your tools under lock and key. [...]