Lost, unsecured, non-encrypted cell phone costs facility $650k in HIPAA fines

The┬áCatholic Health Care Services (CHCS) of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, a nonprofit organization, was forced to pay a $650,000 fine. The action resulted after an employee lost a business cell phone containing sensitive information from the network’s nursing home practices. The data included medical and personal information, including in some instances social security numbers. A