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University Urology, P.C. of Knoxville, Tenn. released a statement on April 11 that detailed how 1,144 patients’ data had been exposed in more »

An Austin, Texas nonprofit advocacy group for children with developmental disabilities, EveryChild, Inc., recently announced that it has informed 2,934 families of more »

Following a year and a half delay, La Palma Intercommunity Hospital recently announced that it has alerted an unknown number of patients more »

The Michigan Department of Community Health (MDCH) announced on April 3 that it had experienced a patient data breach on January 30 more »

About a month after Los Angeles County Department of Health Services (DHS) reported a 168,000-patient data breach at its billing company, Sutherland Healthcare Solutions, more »

Orlando Health’s Arnold Palmer Medical Center recently began notifying 586 patients of a data breach that occurred on Jan. 28, 2014. According more »

The Kaiser Permanente Northern California Division of Research will begin notifying an unknown number of patients today of a potential data breach more »

When a smaller community hospital doesn’t necessarily have the same level of funding and resources as a larger hospital or healthcare network, more »

Despite the growing number of threats that healthcare security professionals must stay current with, many are making concerted efforts to devote time more »

When considering how clinical and innovation requirements fit into their mobile strategy, some organizations don’t consider nurses’ needs as well. Spyglass Consulting more »

Following a burglary of a laptop and two flash drives back in late February, Palomar Health of California announced that about 5,000 more »

University of Kentucky (UK) Healthcare has alerted 1,079 patients of a February 4, 2014 data breach involving one of its vendor HIPAA more »

Even when an organization such as Walgreens that handles protected health information (PHI) tries to improve the consumer experience, it must tread more »

As much as healthcare organizations, as well as the public HIPAA covered entities that handle patient data in some form, keep track more »

The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report today, “VA Needs to Address Long-Standing Challenges“, that summarizes the numerous reasons the more »

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has announced that the operator of durable medical equipment (DME) supply company Orthomed Appliance Inc. was more »

As a result of a data breach that occurred back in 2010, Stanford Hospital & Clinics and a former contractor will reportedly more »

The use of mobile devices within healthcare (mHealth) is rising as physicians, nurses, and other healthcare providers enjoy the portability and flexibility more »

Yellowstone Boys and Girls Ranch (YBGR) in Montana, a mental health treatment organization for children and teens, reported that its Community Based more »

The Maryland Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA) reported that its case management provider Service Coordination Inc.’s (SCI) computer systems were hacked between October more »

Health Source of Ohio (HSO) reported a data breach after a file containing protected health information (PHI) for 8,800 patients was accessible more »

Valley View Hospital (VVH) in Glenwood Springs, Colorado, discovered its computer system had been hacked on January 23, according to a statement more »

About 729,000 patients’ data may have been compromised because two password-protected laptops with their data were stolen on October 12 from AHMC more »

UC San Francisco (UCSF) reported that computers were stolen from UCSF Family Medicine Center at Lakeshore around January 11, according to a more »

A St. Joseph Health of California employee accidentally sent patient protected health information (PHI) to healthcare investment firm Cain Brothers in February, more »