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Medical Identify Theft: How To Correct Errors In Your Medical Records

Prevent medical identity theft by learning how to detect, correct and protect your medical records with these simple steps.

09/12/2014

Digital Hospital, Electronic Health Records, Medical Records

Thousands Of Electronic Health Records Stolen From Santa Rosa Medical Office

Officials in Sonoma County say a thumb drive containing health records of nearly 34,000 patients was stolen from a Santa Rosa medical office last week.

06/12/2014

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Walgreens To Pay $16 Million To Settle Suit Over Toxic Trash

Walgreens has agreed to pay $16.5 million to settle an Alameda County lawsuit that accused the drug store chain of improperly disposing of hazardous materials and confidential medical records.

12/13/2012

Stanford Hospital

Online Patient Records Compromised In Stanford Hospital Security Breach

Stanford Hospital in California blames a subcontractor used by an outside vendor for a privacy breach that led to the posting online of medical information for thousands of emergency room patients.

09/09/2011

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