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The Ponemon Institute’s Second Annual Study on Data Breach Preparedness gauged 567 cross-vertical executives’ confidence in their organizations’ ability to respond to more »

Owensboro Medical Practice is currently conducting an internal investigation into a data breach that exposed 3,000 patients’ data. There are conflicting reports more »

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

Children’s Mercy Hospital of Kansas City, Mo. recently alerted 4,076 employees’ data may have been exposed in a breach involving its online scheduling more »

Among the items that can be lost in the mix when one healthcare organization takes over another is security and compliance. St. more »

The Connecticut state health insurance exchange, Access Health CT, is handling a patient data breach that occurred when its vendor Maximus’s employee more »

Another healthcare data breach involving employees continues to grow, as the range of employees affected by the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center more »

Hurley Medical Center is in the process of dealing with an employee data breach that was a result of an error made more »

ProMedica Bay Park Hospital of Oregon, OH is in the process of alerting more than 500 patients that their protected health information more »

Most often out of necessity, a healthcare organization that has just endured a data breach will comprehensively review its privacy and security more »

After an Elliot Hospital employee’s car was broken into and four computer workstations were stolen from the vehicle on March 27, the more »

Unencrypted devices continue to plague healthcare organizations, as healthcare insurance provider Humana is in the process of notifying 2,962 patients that an more »

The HIPAA Security Rule focuses on securing electronic protected health information (ePHI) and is essentially split into administrative, technical and physical safeguards. more »

The patient data breach that involved Sutherland Healthcare seems to be a never-ending saga for the Los Angeles County Department of Health more »

After a reported HIPAA violation, Boulder Community Health (BCH) of Colorado is in the process of investigating its third patient data breach more »

Employees affected by the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) data breach have filed a class action lawsuit against UPMC and its more »

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced yesterday that it had handed out $4.8 million worth of HIPAA fines to more »

The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has officially completed its investigation into the Walgreens “Well Experience” program and dismissed the complaint filed more »

Molina Healthcare, a multi-state healthcare organization, reported on Friday that a postcard mailing error in March had resulted in 5,261 former members’ Social more »

After taking nearly two months to flesh out a patient data breach involving inappropriate internal access, UMass Memorial Medical Center (UMMMC) of more »

A data breach involving Mercy Regional Medical Center of Durango, Colo. exemplifies the stark reality that phishing attacks have become more complex more »

Once it learned that 15,000 patients’ data had been exposed on its transcription service vendor’s website, Boston Medical Center (BMC) fired MDF Transcription more »

Data breaches of all different shapes, sizes and victims are being reported on an almost daily basis, so it can be difficult more »

Hackers have made multiple attempts to infiltrate Boston Children’s Hospital within the past month, according to a Boston Globe report. The hackers’ more »

Coordinated Health reported this week that a data breach involving a stolen laptop belonging to an employee may have affected up to more »

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