HIPAA Alert: Contacts, Calendar Events and Tasks may contain ePHI!Monday, February 3rd, 2014
When health care organizations review their operations to see where electronic protected health information (ePHI) is being saved, transmitted, and viewed, a great deal of time is spent on the obvious candidates: email, chat, stored files, and health records, etc.
Many overlook the fact that ePHI can be embedded in Contacts, Calendars, and Tasks. Consider for example:
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