Tag: PR

Vendor’s disposal of equipment can expose PHI, create PR nightmare

Be careful when identifying third-party vendors to dispose of equipment that may contain patient protected health information (PHI).If you don’t properly vet a vendor, you may be more likely to suffer breach-related headaches, says attorney Tatiana Melnik, health care and technology attorney at Melnik Legal in Tampa, Fla. A doctor and her employer, Grand Rapids, […]