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The Dorn Veterans Administration Hospital could be facing a security breach after organization officials recently discovered that several boxes with patients’ information more »

More than a year after patients filed a potential class action lawsuit against Johns Hopkins Medicine following a privacy breach, the hospital more »

IT professionals need to provide clinicians with an easy, efficient, secure way to access and share patient records and medical files. While more »

Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center began alerting 1,801 patients last week that an employee had accessed clinical data without having more »

Cyber security threats in the healthcare industry are continually on the rise and the value of an identity data set is about more »

For good reason, healthcare organizations are weary of potential fines and audits coming from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) 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 »

We learned yesterday that two HIPAA covered entities, Concentra Health Services and QCA Health Plan, had come to individual monetary agreements with more »

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) sent out a release today detailing two entities’ settlements more »

Following Kentucky Auditor of Public Accounts (APA) Adam H. Edelen explaining in detail back in January why Kentucky needed a breach notification more »

The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) reported that as many as 27,000 employees’ may have been affected by a data breach more »

LewisGale Regional Health System of Salem, Va. recently reported a multi-state data breach that affected 400 patients, 40 of which were under more »

As the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) reminded the HIMSS14 audience of a few months ago, HHS has been making more »

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 »

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