Enforcement action taken over security breach

February 2009
Same-Day Surgery;Feb2009, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p11
Academic Journal
The article provides information on the security breaches on patient data in the United States. It discusses the enforcement action from the Department of Health and Human Services against Providence Health and Services over its theft or loss of health information of more than 386,000 patients. The role of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) in the said case is tackled in the article to add details.


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