Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Charging LabCorp with HIPAA Violation
Fred Donovan reports:
– US District Court Judge Rudolph Contreras dismissed a lawsuit by Hope Lee-Thomas accusing LabCorp of a HIPAA violation for not providing adequate privacy protections at its Providence Hospital computer intake station.
Lee-Thomas argued in her lawsuit that LabCorp failed to shield her PHI from public view at its computer intake station at Washington, DC-based Providence Hospital. The station was next to a Quest Diagnostics computer intake and her information was visible to the person using the Quest station, she said in her compliant (sic).
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