The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) enacted in 1996, established industry standards for handling protected health information (PHI).
What is Degaussing?
So, what degaussing does is disrupts or destroys the magnetic
As you’ve probably noticed, many fields are moving away from paper copies of reports and files. Receipts are emailed, documents can be electronically signed, and physically filing is becoming obsolete. With all of this electronic data, this in turn means that you’re likely storing data on hard drives, CDs and DVDs far more frequently. Or perhaps you’ve decided to switch credit or debit cards and have no further use for your old ones.