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HIPAA Health Report: More Data Breaches

HIPAA Health Report: More Data Breaches

by ih-coc admin
Additional data breaches have occurred within the healthcare industry again. This time it was Presbyterian Healthcare Services, based in New Mexico. The protected health information (PHI) of 183,000 patients and health plan members has been exposed.

How Much Damage Could Really Happen in Nine Years, Anyway?

How Much Damage Could Really Happen in Nine Years, Anyway?

by ih-coc admin
When data breaches go for weeks or even months without being discovered, it’s bad enough. But what happens when nine whole years go by before the breach is detected? What should customers know?

A Data Breach a Day - Part 2

by ih-coc admin
Whether it’s an employee sending information to or from an insecure account or an employee simply falling for a phishing message, by and large, unsafe email practices are a major problem in the healthcare industry.

A Data Breach a Day – Part 1

A Data Breach a Day – Part 1

by Alex Hirsch (SU)
Last March, data breaches in the health care industry were reported at least once a day. This is an astounding statistic.

How Do HIPAA Breach Reporting Requirements Affect State Reporting?

How Do HIPAA Breach Reporting Requirements Affect State Reporting?

by Alex Hirsch (SU)
For those of us involved in the world of HIPAA compliance, we are certainly aware by now that the Breach Notification Rule requires Covered Entities (CE) and Business Associates (BA) to notify affected parties of any breach.