Business Associate HIPAA Violation, 20,000 Records Breached

Business associates are continually finding themselves in a state of turmoil when it comes to security and HIPAA compliance. Recently, Stanford University Hospital in Palo Alto, California experienced a breach of 20,000 patients’ medical records due to a business associate HIPAA violation. The medical records were made accessible online to the public for almost a year after an error was made by one of Stanford [...]