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10 Ways to Lose Your Medical Records

By Jordan Robertson - 2012-05-21T21:01:31Z

Photograph by Woods Wheatcroft/Aurora Photos

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Dumpster Diving

Much of the health-care industry still uses paper to record sensitive information about patients. Another common way breaches occur is for those documents to be thrown in the trash without shredding. Patient documents, including X-rays, have been found blowing across fields and overflowing from garbage and recycling bins.