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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.

Is a HIPAA Violation a Reportable Breach?

by ih-coc admin
Just because a member of an organization’s workforce violates HIPAA policies and procedures, it is not necessarily a breach reporting requirement.

The Role of Disclosure Management in Mitigating the Effects of a HIPAA Breach-- Takeaways from the Largest Pediatric Hospital Breach Ever Reported

by ih-coc admin
On May 23, 2018, Boys Town National Research Hospital in Omaha, NE, "internationally recognized as a leader in clinical and research programs focusing on childhood deafness, visual impairment and related communication disorders” uncovered a data security breach.