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New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia Medical Center Pay $4.8 Million for HIPAA Breach

 

Provided by:  Jennifer Kirschenbaum, Esq.
May 28, 2014
It's true; the two behemoth systems were assessed a monster fine for failing to protect a server and allowing general internet access to patient information.  This could happen to any practice.  Cited in the settlement papers, and highlighted as a justification for the massive fine assessed was the failure to properly assess exposure and address through risk assessment and compliance.  

Healthcare Newsletter, Provided by: Jennifer Kirschenbaum, Esq.

516 747-6700 x. 302, Jennifer@Kirschenbaumesq.com

Kirschenbaum & Kirschenbaum, P.C.



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