theDataMap

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personal data goes.

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Clinical, Imaging and Radiology Laboratories receive data from and provide data to providers (hospital, physician), health payers (insurer) and clearing houses.

Doctors and hospitals send out specimens for testing to clinical laboratories, who send back the results and send billing information to clearing houses and insurers.

Examples

Maine Molecular Imaging, LLC purchases statewide personal hospital discharge data from at least ME [source]. See more information about the fields of data shared, an example of matching real names to the records in statewide discharge data, and which states use standards less than the HIPAA standard.

  

Alliance HealthCare Services, Inc. had a data breach in 2010, in California. One or more portable devices were lost or stolen between July 31 and August 5. [source].

  

Quest Diagnosis purchases statewide personal hospital discharge data from at least CA FL [source]. See more information about the fields of data shared, an example of matching real names to the records in statewide discharge data, and which states use standards less than the HIPAA standard.

  

Berkely HeartLab (BHL) had a data breach in 2011, in California. Several former employees were found to have accessed patient information without authorization and taken the data to a competitor. Patient names, Social Security numbers, addresses, dates of birth, lab tests, and lab results were exposed. In January of 2010, BHL filed a lawsuit against Health Diagnostic Laboratory, Inc., and two former employees for trade secret violations and breach of contract. [source].

  

The Jackson Laboratory purchases statewide personal hospital discharge data from at least FL [source]. See more information about the fields of data shared, an example of matching real names to the records in statewide discharge data, and which states use standards less than the HIPAA standard.

  

Blue Island Radiology had a data breach in 2010, in Illinois. A backup data tape and compact disc containing protected health information were never received. Individuals demographic, financial and clinical information were on the CD. [source].

  
  

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