What could ever go wrong with people using portable media?

Well, the royal family’s security could be compromised, for one. If you missed it, Heathrow Airport, one of the busiest airports and Britain’s largest, is scrambling to understand how a memory stick (aka thumb drive) with extremely sensitive information ended up on a...

When is PHI not PHI?

There continues to be a fair amount of confusion out there when health information is PHI and when it’s PII.  This is true for a number of business associates as well as hybrid covered entities.  If the health information is generated by a covered entity doing a...