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One Stolen Thumb Drive Costs Dermatology Practice $150K

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One Stolen Thumb Drive Costs Dermatology Practice $150K

One Stolen Thumb Drive Costs Dermatology Practice $150K

One stolen thumb drive with the electronic protected health information of approximately 2,200 individuals has cost a dermatology practice $150,000 following a settlement with the Department of Health and Human Services.

Source and for more details: The Healthcare Innovation Group

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