Health Data Breach

A New Jersey doctor’s storage shed was reportedly broken into and 40,000 patient records were stolen. The case of a potential health more »

With new healthcare data breaches being reported on a weekly basis, it might seem that organizations in the industry are struggling with more »

Improper disposal of X-ray films potentially exposes patients’ PHI. Physical safeguards are a crucial aspect of any healthcare organization’s security measures, and more »

Two data breaches have now taken place from when a Tennessee health department moved into a new office space over the summer. more »

A recent study found that smaller healthcare facilities could potentially be at a greater risk for data breaches. Regardless of a healthcare more »

A Pennsylvania healthcare service said it had a potential data breach incident and medical records were also found outside a Michigan facility. more »

An Oregon health insurance exchange (HIE) has had 18 security breaches in the last six months, with the most recent one occurring more »

Over a period of approximately three years, a “small number” of laptops have gone missing from ambulances in the Dallas area. The more »

The Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD) announced earlier this week that a laptop containing protected health information (PHI) of more »

Community Health Systems, Inc. (CHSI) is facing more legal action resulting from its data breach that affected 4.5 million patients, as patient more »

HIPAA regulations have undergone major changes in the last few years, giving both the federal and state Governments new powers and enhanced more »

UC Davis Health System announced that it discovered a provider’s email had been compromised by an unknown source on September 26, breaching 1,326 more »

Data breaches are something that the healthcare industry is continuously working to prevent. However, computer hackers and malware attacks are often the more »

Cone Health of Greensboro, N.C. has alerted 2,076 Southeastern Heart and Vascular Center patients that their data was compromised as a result more »

The South Texas Veterans Health Care System in San Antonio has alerted 4,000 veterans that their personal data had been exposed as a more »

Nearly two years after Alere Home Monitoring, Inc. reported that an employee’s password-protected laptop was stolen from their car and 116,000 patients’ data more »

Touchstone Medical Imaging, LLC has sent out notices to some patients treated prior to August of 2012 that it learned on May more »

The Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles announced an unencrypted laptop theft that compromised at least more than 500 patients’ data in more »

This year’s Safeguarding Health Information: Building Assurance through HIPAA Security conference hosted by National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the more »

Learn how healthcare organizations can balance the need for extended care teams to have rapid access to complete patient information with the more »

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 »

A former Flowers Hospital lab technician was indicted in early September on charges that he stole eight patients’ protected health information (PHI) 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 »

In addition to another patient lawsuit seeking damages as a result of the Community Health Systems, Inc. data breach that impacted 4.5 more »

Aventura Hospital and Medical Center recently announced its third data breach in two years, according to local10.com. The most recent breach exposed more »