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Karen Lopez Ms.Magaña AH102 12/14/17 HIPAA Violation Lawsuit Webquest The alleged multiple offenses date back to 2009 when a BlackBerry was lost at Dallas-Fort Worth airport. It was carrying about 3,800 patients' records. A more recent incident in 2013 in- volves the theft of an unencrypted laptop computer with 2,462 patients' records from the hospi- tal, according to a statement. Subsequent federal investigations revealed “a failure to implement risk management plans, con- trary to prior external recommendations to do so, and a failure to deploy encryption or an equiva- lent alternative measure on all of its laptops, work stations, mobile devices and removable stor- age media.” Children's provided its nurses with unencrypted BlackBerries until 2013 despite knowing the risk of maintaining unencrypted electronic protected health information on its de-
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  • Fall '17
  • Mrs Davis
  • Cryptography, Encryption, Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

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