The U.S. Veterans Affairs Office of Inspector General has launched a criminal investigation into a security breach of veterans' medical information at the Atlanta Veterans Administration Medical Center, according to an internal document obtained by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
The inspector general is investigating a report that a physician assistant stored unauthorized clinical information on her personal laptop regarding veterans who were seen at one of the VA specialty clinics, according to the document.
MIAOULIS NOTE: What are you doing at your organization? How are you keeping PHI from flowing to unathorized locations? Have you locked down email including Gmail, Hotmail, Yahoo from sending ePHI?