William Jennings Bryan Dorn Veterans Affairs (VA) medical center has been hit with yet another lawsuit following a health data breach. On July more »

It’s no secret that data encryption continues to be an IT security sore spot in the healthcare industry, but some recent Forrester more »

BOSTON – Front-page data breaches and organizations being forced to pay millions in federal fines certainly have not gone unnoticed among providers more »

The healthcare industry is in the middle of a revolutionary shift toward widespread utilization of electronic health records (EHRs). This change has more »

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a strong cross-industry term that is getting a lot of hype these days, but a recent more »

A Temple University physicians’ office recently notified 3,780 patients that their data was exposed after a laptop was stolen from its surgery more »

The Community Health Systems, Inc. breach involving 4.5 million patient records is part of an alarming trend in healthcare. Across the nation, more »

BOSTON – Office for Civil Rights (OCR) health information privacy senior advisor Linda Sanches provided some new HIPAA audit information at the more »

Though cloud computing technology innovation is constant and healthcare organizations are growing increasingly comfortable with cloud data storage, there are still adoption more »

Central Utah Clinic published a data breach notification letter to alert 31,677 patients that their information had been compromised on August 7, more »

BOSTON – A common theme throughout the HIMSS Privacy and Security Forum this week was acceptance of risk and how much is tolerable more »

If they haven’t been hacked already, healthcare organizations are undoubtedly hearing cyber criminals’ footsteps. But what are these organizations seeing from hackers more »

BOSTON – If you were hoping to learn more details of the upcoming HIPAA audits from Office for Civil Rights (OCR) health more »

BOSTON – In detailing some recent security “war stories” at the HIMSS Privacy and Security Forum, John Halamka, CIO of Beth Israel more »

BOSTON – Jim Routh, Aetna Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) challenged today’s HIMSS Privacy and Security Forum audience to take risks in more »

The Department of Homeland Security’s U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team and FBI are now investigating the recent hack into the HealthCare.Gov test more »

AltaMed Health Services announced last week that 2,995 patients’ data were potentially compromised when an employee stole patient records in an apparent more »

Perhaps the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) had good reason for withholding HealthCare.Gov security control information from the Associated Press. According more »

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) made news recently when it denied an Associated Press (AP) request for information about HealthCare.Gov more »

The quarterly Cloud Adoption and Risk (CAR) Report from Skyhigh Networks uses usage data collected from customers around the world to help explain more »

Healthcare organizations have paid more than $10 million in HIPAA-related enforcement activities since June 2013 and, according to Jerome Meites, Department of more »

Duke University Health System recently announced that it experienced a patient data breach on July 1 when an unauthorized person stole an more »

HITRUST released the pertinent information and participant numbers for its CyberRX 2.0 program today, announcing that more than 750 healthcare organizations signed more »

The umbrella vendor statement “we encrypt all of our data” isn’t enough to satisfy HIPAA regulations, nor is it sufficient for a more »

Memorial Hermann Health System reported an internal data breach in which an employee was able to gain unauthorized entry into the organization’s more »

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