Healthcare Information Security

Latest Health Data Breaches News

Vendor Error Leads to Another Possible Healthcare Data Breach

by

CHI Franciscan Health Highline Medical Center (Highline) is notifying certain patients that some of their information may have been exposed due to a vendor error. R-C Healthcare Management (R-C Healthcare) previously worked with Highline before...

NY Psychiatric Institute Cybersecurity Breach Affects 21K

by

The New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH) recently announced that one of its facilities experienced a cybersecurity breach, which potentially exposed the records of research participants. Between April 28 and May 4 of this year, certain...

Server Hacking Leads to Potential Orleans Medical Data Breach

by

Indiana-based Orleans Medical Clinic may have suffered a healthcare data breach after one of its computer servers was hacked. On approximately April 17, 2016, Orleans Medical “became aware of suspicious activity” on one of its computer...

Possible PHI Security Breach in FL Respiratory Facility

by

Florida-based Rotech Healthcare Inc. reported that it may have experienced a PHI security breach after patient information was recovered by police from an unauthorized individual. The respiratory and sleep apnea facility said it received a police...

Unauthorized Access Affects 900K at Arizona Facility

by

Arizona-based Valley Anesthesiology and Pain Consultants (VAPC) reported that it discovered unauthorized access on one of its computer systems, which potentially caused the information exposure of 882,590 patients. VAPC learned about the potential...

Potential Bon Secours Data Breach Affects 655K Patients

by

South Carolina-based Bon Secours Health System, Inc. announced last week that it experienced a potential healthcare data breach that may affect 665,000 patients. R-C Healthcare Management is a vendor that works with Bon Secours, and inadvertently...

Professional Dermatology Ransomware Attack Affects 13K

by

Reston, Virginia-based Professional Dermatology Care, P.C. (PDC P.C.) recently announced that it had been the victim of a ransomware attack. The potential data breach was discovered on June 27, 2016, with the unauthorized PHI access happening...

Health Data Security Not Compromised in Newkirk Data Breach

by

A New York-based service provider that issues healthcare ID cards for health insurance plans recently announced that it experienced a data breach potentially compromising the information of 3.3 million plan members. Newkirk Products, Inc. explained...

Banner Health Data Breach Affects 3.7M Records

by

Arizona-based Banner Health recently announced that it had experienced a cybersecurity attack potentially affecting 3.7 million patients, members and beneficiaries, providers, and food and beverage outlet customers. The possible health data breach...

Stolen Patient Records in OH Lead to Potential PHI Breach

by

An Ohio-area dental practice has notified 7,784 individuals of a potential PHI breach after patient records were stolen, reported the Office of Civil Rights on its website. In a HIPAA breach notification letter, Sunbury Plaza Dental explained...

Bizmatics Healthcare Data Breach Affects Another 22K Patients

by

North Ottowa Medical Group has identified a hacking incident at Bizmatics, an EHR vendor, as the source of a potential healthcare data breach, according to a press release. The Michigan-based medical group was notified by Bizmatics that servers...

Planned Parenthood Health Data Breach Affects 2K Patients

by

Planned Parenthood of the Heartland faces a possible healthcare data breach affecting 2,506 patients after paper records were exposed during the closure of a healthcare center in Iowa, according to a company press release. Patients at the Dubuque...

Healthcare System Break-Ins Result in Potential PHI Breaches

by

PruittHealth, a healthcare system in South Carolina, has investigated two break-ins at separate locations that may have resulted in PHI breaches. According to a public notice on its website, the healthcare system was notified of two break-ins...

EHR Data Potentially Exposed in Vendor Healthcare Data Breach

by

Another medical center has reported a potential healthcare data breach stemming from a hacking incident affecting EHR vendor Bizmatics, according to a HIPAA notification letter on the ENT and Allergy Center’s website. The Office of Civil...

Over 19K Patients Notified in Potential EHR Data Breach

by

A Pennsylvania-based healthcare facility has fallen victim to a possible EHR data breach after unauthorized users hacked into its EHR system, which was managed by Bizmatics. Approximately 19,776 individuals were affected by the security incident...

Improper Employee Access Creates Potential Health Data Breach

by

ProMedica, a healthcare organization in Ohio, has investigated a potential healthcare data breach after discovering several employees had inappropriately accessed the private medical records for patients they were not directly treating. According...

Hackers Cause Possible Healthcare Data Breach for 40K Patients

by

A Connecticut-based podiatry group is facing a possible healthcare data breach that has impacted approximately 40,491 individuals after hackers accessed network services, according to the Office of Civil Rights data breach report. An outside...

Vendor Healthcare Data Breach Exposes Info on 87K Patients

by

The Southeast Eye Institute, PA, or Eye Associates of Pinellas, has recently reported a possible healthcare data breach after an unauthorized party accessed patient files that were formerly managed by a third-party vendor. Approximately 87,314...

Malware Incident in MI Creates Potential PHI Data Breach

by

Michigan-based Complete Chiropractic and Bodywork Therapies has notified patients of a possible PHI data breach after a server was accessed by an unauthorized entity. According to the OCR’s data breach portal, approximately 4,082 individuals...

Hackers Access EHR Data in Potential Healthcare Data Breach

by

A medical group in Texas is facing a potential healthcare data breach that may have exposed patient and employee information after a hacking incident. Approximately 50,000 individuals were affected by the healthcare data security event at the...

X

SIGN UP and gain free access to articles, white papers, webcasts and exclusive interviews on

HIPAA Compliance
BYOD
Cybersecurity
Data Breaches
Ransomware

Our privacy policy

no, thanks