January 24, 2014

A Massachusetts dermatology practice, Adult & Pediatric Dermatology, P.C. ("APDerm") recently agreed to pay $150,000 to settle potential violations of HIPAA Privacy, Security, and Breach Notification Rules. The settlement was reached after a thumb drive containing unencrypted, electronic protected health information (ePHI) of approximately 2,200 patients was stolen from an APDerm employee's car.

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