March 23, 2010

Patient Billed for Phony Liposuction as Medical ID Theft Rises


Sierra Morgan was billed $12,000 on her health-care credit card in November for liposuction, a procedure she never requested or had…


The Mayo Clinic uses electronic medical records and started adding patients’ photographs to them in the past year for safety and security, said Greg Warner, director of the Office for Compliance for the Rochester, Minnesota-based hospital.


Bloomberg, by Margaret Collins, 3/22/10


Additional coverage: BusinessWeek

Tags: Greg Warner, Health IT, liposuction, medical ID theft, Quality

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