Documenting all the places
personal data goes.


Legend: with your name, without your name.
Click on a circle above for names of organizations and details of data shared.

A Transcription Service receives recordings made by healthcare providers, usually physicians, and sends the transcriptions back to the providers. These providers are subject to HIPAA, but many transcription services are companies in other countries, and when health data goes overseas, HIPAA cannot be enforced.


Osceola Medical Center, Hils Transcription Service had a data breach in 2011, in Wisconsin. The November 25 hack of a Hils Transcription server exposed the health information of 500 patients. [source].


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