Stanford University Hospital breach – UPDATE – From $250K file to $2.1M

Earlier in September, 2011, Stanford University Hospital was fined $250K under HIPAA by the State of California.  As Stanford U.H. filed an appeal, they were served papers with a $20M lawsuit.    That is 20,000 (ePHI records) times $1,000 per record equals $20,000,000.

http://www.healthdatamanagement.com/news/breach-hospital-notification-hipaa-privacy-43379-1.html?ET=healthdatamanagement:e2051:197714a:&st=email&utm_source=editorial&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=HDM_Daily_101411

Per the article, “The lawsuit, seeking a $1,000 award for each affected patient, alleges violation of state law that requires providers to safeguard patient information and prohibits disclosure without written consent, the Mercury News reports.”

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