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HIPAA Settlement Highlights Importance of Mobile Device Encryption

2020-07-31T16:34:19-04:00

Lifespan Pays $1,040,000 to OCR to Settle Unencrypted Stolen Laptop Breach Lifespan Health System Affiliated Covered Entity (Lifespan ACE), a non-profit health system based in Rhode Island, has agreed to pay $1,040,000 to the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and to implement a corrective action plan to settle potential violations of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy and Security Rules related to the theft of an unencrypted laptop.  Lifespan ACE includes many healthcare provider affiliates in Rhode Island, and has designated itself as a HIPAA affiliated covered [...]

HIPAA Settlement Highlights Importance of Mobile Device Encryption 2020-07-31T16:34:19-04:00

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