Boston Medical Center transcription service exposes PHI

April 30, 2014 4:40 PM

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Author Name Patrick Ouellette   |   Date April 30, 2014   |   Tagged Administrative Safeguards, Health Data Breach, Health Data Encryption, Health Data Security, HIPAA, PHI, Physical Safeguards, Technical Safeguards

Once it learned that 15,000 patients’ data had been exposed on its transcription service vendor’s website, Boston Medical Center (BMC) fired MDF Transcription Services and has sent breach notification letters to patients.

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