Health Data Encryption

Health Data Encryption

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie signed legislation last week requiring health insurance companies in the state to use health data encryption methods. The move hopes more »

Boston Children’s Hospital to pay $40,000 in penalty fees following a healthcare security breach. Following a healthcare security breach that exposed the protected health information (PHI) more »

Healthcare Data Encryption is a crucial tool for providers as they implement BYOD policies and work to strengthen their EHR systems. Healthcare data encryption is more »

A health insurer is facing a potential data breach due to a computer server reported missing after an office move. Even with strong administrative safeguards more »

Government websites that helped individuals find AIDS-related medical services reportedly lacked health data encryption. Health data encryption has been pushed as a top priority in more »

Beyond simply protecting the privacy of individuals, there is also a compelling business case for de-identification.  In this white paper, we present this case by more »

We live in a world today where our personal information is continuously being captured in a multitude of electronic databases. Details about our health, financial more »

California Attorney General Kamala Harris released a report showing that the majority of health data breaches were from lost or stolen hardware. Health data breaches more »

In an effort to keep patient information secure, more healthcare organizations are calling for health data encryption precautions. New Jersey even announced recent legislation that more »

Cost and technical challenges remain central barriers to interoperability for health information exchanges (HIEs), according to the recent eHealth Initiative survey. The research also showed 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 patients’ data. According more »

Touchstone Medical Imaging, LLC has sent out notices to some patients treated prior to August of 2012 that it learned on May 9, 2014 that more »

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

Jersey City Medical Center recently publicized a Medicaid patient data breach that resulted from United Parcel Service (UPS) failing to deliver an unencrypted CD with patient more »

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

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

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

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

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

University of California Irvine (UCI) announced last week that 1,813 students and some non-students were impacted by a data breach involving keylogging software malware. The more »

After a reported HIPAA violation, Boulder Community Health (BCH) of Colorado is in the process of investigating its third patient data breach since 2008, according more »

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

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

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

  • Featured Resource

HealthITSecurity
x

Sign up for our free HealthITSecurity.com newsletter and stay up to date with tips and advice on:

  • HIPAA
  • BYOD
  • Data Security
  • VDI
  • Cloud Security

no, thanks

Our privacy policy