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Despite the Third District Court of Appeal of California’s decision that Sutter Medical Foundation hadn’t violated the Confidentiality of Medical Information Act (CMIA), more »

Women & Infants Hospital (WIH) of Rhode Island first reported a data breach involving unencrypted backup tapes containing ultrasound images from two of more »

The Third District Court of Appeal of California again ruled in favor of Sutter Medical Foundation on Monday, as the court maintained more »

Rady Children’s Hospital of San Diego suffered a human error-based data breach in June that affected 14,121 patients and the hospital’s administrators more »

Cybersecurity experts see famous data breaches such as the massive Target incident last year as precursors to what may lie ahead in more »

On top of myriad public image issues it’s dealing with, the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) is currently resolving two different more »

Blue Shield of California and the California Department of Managed Health Care (DMHC) announced that they inadvertently distributed 18,000 doctors’ Social Security more »

St. Vincent Breast Center of Indianapolis recently alerted about 63,000 patients that their data had been potentially compromised after the organization mistakenly more »

The San Antonio Metropolitan Health District recently alerted families of just fewer than 300 child patients that their vaccination records had been more »

The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) has notified more than 500 patients who were treated at one of Alabama’s 65 county more »

NRAD Medical Associates of Garden City, New York has informed 97,000 patients that an internal employee inappropriately accessed protected health information (PHI) more »

The Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) has reported more details on one of the largest HIPAA breaches in more »

The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has announced its latest HIPAA compliance settlement, as Parkview Health System, Inc. agreed to pay $800,000 more »

Colorado Neurodiagnostics of Littleton, Colo. is alerting an unknown number of patients that their protected health information (PHI) had been compromised when more »

A healthcare organization announcing that it has begun using a cloud computing platform isn’t quite the news-maker that it used to be. more »

More than anything else, patient data breaches serve as strong reminders that user awareness and education should be at the forefront of 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 patient data breach that involved Sutherland Healthcare seems to be a never-ending saga for the Los Angeles County Department of Health more »

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