I'm going to say that the data was secured...meaning encrypted in a fashion aligned with the regulations so that even though it might have been a breach, there was no way the patient data could be "read". This meets one of the exceptions to the beach analysis rules.
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I would say this would be true if the PHI was encrypted and could not be accessed (read), used or disclosed. And if they had a recent back up, the availability of the PHI was not an issue to continue to work.
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