Bloomberg Law
Dec. 27, 2022, 8:57 PM

CommonSpirit Gets Restraining Order in Missing Patient Info Suit

Holly Barker
Holly Barker
Legal Reporter

CommonSpirit Health, one of the country’s largest nonprofit health systems,convinced a federal judge in Texas to order a medical technology vendor to return hundreds of thousands of medical records it was sent to archive.

The US District Court for the Northern District of Texas’s order directs Emerge Clinical Solutions LLC to return all protected health information and other data in its possession; verify the destruction of all PHI and other data that can’t be returned; and complete and return the “Certificate of Return or Destruction of Protected Health Information,” in accordance with the parties’ agreement.

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