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9/23/2021 HIMSSCast: The GetHealth data breach and what it means for consumer health apps and devices MobiHealthNews Last week, a database that was not password protected exposed more than 61 million records containing data from fitness trackers and wearables, including Apple HealthKit and Fitbit. On today's HIMSSCast a team of HIMSS Media editors – host Jonah Comstock, MobiHealthNews Managing Editor Laura Lovett, MobiHealthNews Senior Editor Emily Olsen, and Healthcare IT News Executive Editor Mike Miliard – talk about the developing story and try to put it in ...
9/16/2021 FTC's health data breach rule covers apps, fitness trackers, agency says Modern Healthcare The Federal Trade Commission is taking a closer look at how health apps and internet-connected medical devices handle and safeguard the data they collect, the agency made clear Wednesday. The FTC issued a policy statement on the scope of its Health Breach Notification Rule, a regulation from 2010 that requires personal health records vendors and related companies that collect health data but aren't covered by the Health Insurance Portability ...
9/3/2021 California AG reminds hospitals to report cyberattacks statescoop.com ... to the attorney general’s office. “Across the nation, cyberattacks on the healthcare sector has interrupted service delivery and patient care, and eroded patient trust,” Bonta’s memorandum reads. “The effects of a health data breach on consumers outlast the initial breach. Timely breach notification helps affected consumers mitigate the potential losses that could result from the fraudulent use of their personal information obtained from a breach of health ...
8/27/2021 Taking Steps to Reduce Vendor Security Risks bankinfosecurity.com 3rd Party Risk Management , Governance & Risk Management Taking Steps to Reduce Vendor Security Risks With the surge of large health data breach es involving vendors, healthcare entities must take critical steps to improve their third-party security risk management , says John Delano, southwest regional CIO at AdventHealth, which operates 50 hospitals in nine states. For the first half of this year, nearly half of all health data breach es affecting 500 or ...
8/23/2021 Healthcare Organizations Mopping Up After Cyberattacks bankinfosecurity.com ... individuals. The UMCSN hacking incident - which also apparently involved ransomware - is the seventh largest breach added so far this year to the Department of Health and Human Services' HIPAA Breach Reporting Tool website listing health data breach es affecting 500 or more individuals. Memorial Health System Recovery On Aug. 16, Memorial Health System revealed that the previous morning, it detected a security incident that prompted the organization to divert emergency care ...
8/5/2021 Health data breaches on the rise bollyinside.com ... ON THE RECORD Healthcare security breaches have regularly hit the headlines over the past few months, with the culprits ranging from shadowy hacking groups to employees snooping in electronic health records. News Highlights Health - Health data breaches on the rise - Check all news and articles from the [Health news] information updates. [Google News ...
8/2/2021 Vendor-Related PHI Breach Reports Keep Rolling In healthcareinfosecurity.com Vendor-Related PHI Breach Reports Keep Rolling In Several recent health data breach es involving vendors - including more reports related to the Accellion file transfer appliance hack - show that managing vendor security risks remains a difficult ongoing challenge in the healthcare sector. For example, Indiana-based Renaissance Life & Health Insurance Co. says a vendor breach affected their customers' protected health information. Meanwhile, professional consulting services firm [Guidehouse]( https://oag.ca.gov/system/files ...
7/30/2021 Phishing Attack: Clinic Says 450,000 May Have Been Affected bankinfosecurity.com ... personal information." Orlando Family Physicians does not indicate whether the financial fraud attempt against the practice was successful. Victim Tally The Department of Health and Human Services' HIPAA Breach Reporting Tool website, which lists health data breach es affecting 500 or more individuals, show that the practice reported the incident as affecting more than 447,000 individuals. But the practice's website says it has served "well over 100,000 patients" in the region ...
7/21/2021 Texas Medical Center Breach Affects 640,000 - DataBreachToday bankinfosecurity.com ... based Hendrick Health on Jan. 15 reported the hacking incident to the Department of Health and Human Services, according to HHS’ Office for Civil Rights’ HIPAA Breach Reporting Tool website, which lists health data breach es affecting 500 or more individuals.In a breach notification statement issued Jan. 15, the organization says that on Nov. 20, 2020, it identified a “network security threat” that affected patient information and ...
7/16/2021 1.2 Million People Affected by Practicefirst's Supply Chain Ransomware Breach ehackingnews.com One of the largest health data breach es disclosed to federal regulators so far this year is a supply chain ransomware attack that affected over 1.2 million people. Practicefirst, a medical management services company situated in Amherst, New York, disclosed a data breach to federal officials on July 1. According to the company's breach notification statement, the company paid a ransom in exchange for the attackers promising to destroy and not ...
7/6/2021 Protenus and UC Davis Health Present at HIMSS21 on Leveraging Artificial Intelligence to Reduce Risk and Save Money vporoom.com Laurel Bridge Software BALTIMORE, Healthcare organizations across the U.S. are struggling to protect their patients and workforce from unnecessary harm, as health data breach es and clinical drug diversion remain a constant threat, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Nick Culbertson, CEO of Protenus , the nation's leading healthcare compliance analytics firm. Culbertson, who is a featured speaker at HIMSS21 in August, will be speaking on the topic, as well ...
7/6/2021 Protenus and UC Davis Health Present at HIMSS21 on Leveraging Artificial Intelligence to Reduce Risk and Save Money newswire.com BALTIMORE, July 6, 2021 (Newswire.com) - Healthcare organizations across the U.S. are struggling to protect their patients and workforce from unnecessary harm, as health data breach es and clinical drug diversion remain a constant threat, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Nick Culbertson, CEO of Protenus , the nation's leading healthcare compliance analytics firm. Culbertson, who is a featured speaker at HIMSS21 in August, will be speaking on the topic, as ...
5/3/2021 Ransomware Hits Scripps Health, Disrupting Critical Care, Online Portal HealthIT Security Latest Health Data Breach es News Ransomware Hits Scripps Health, Disrupting Critical Care, Online Portal Scripps Health is operating under EHR downtime and diverting some critical care after a ransomware attack over the weekend; a third-party incident, employee error, phishing, email hacks, and another Netgain victim complete this week’s breach roundup.ByMay 03, 2021 - Scripps Health in San Diego was hit by a ransomware attack over the weekend ...
4/23/2021 4 Healthcare Providers, Vendors Report Data Breaches From 2020 HealthIT Security Latest Health Data Breach es News 4 Healthcare Providers, Vendors Report Data Breaches From 2020 HIPAA requires entities to report data breaches within 60 days of discovery; malware, phishing, an email hack, another Accellion victim, and malware complete this week’s breach roundup.ByApril 23, 2021 - In recent weeks, a number of HIPAA-required notifications from covered entities and business associates have reported patient data breaches that occurred in 2020 ...
4/15/2021 Hackers Steal Data of 200K During CareFirst BlueCross DC Cyberattack HealthIT Security Latest Health Data Breach es News Hackers Steal Data of 200K During CareFirst BlueCross DC Cyberattack A cyberattack on CareFirst BlueCross in DC, formerly Trusted Health Plans, resulted in the theft of member data; an email hack, ransomware, and malware incident complete this week’s breach roundup.ByApril 15, 2021 - CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield Community Health Plan District of Columbia (CHPDC), formerly known as Trusted Health Plan, recently notified 200,665 plan ...
4/8/2021 586K Trinity Health Patients Added to Accellion Tally, as Lawsuits Pile Up HealthIT Security Latest Health Data Breach es News 586K Trinity Health Patients Added to Accellion Tally, as Lawsuits Pile Up Accellion is now facing at least 14 lawsuits following a hack and subsequent data theft of its FTA platform. Trinity Health reports more than half a million of its patients were also affected.ByApril 08, 2021 - Michigan-based Trinity Health recently notified 586,869 patients that their data was compromised during the hack ...
4/8/2021 Ransomware: Extortion Actors Leak Data, Vendor Attack Disrupts Services HealthIT Security Latest Health Data Breach es News Ransomware: Extortion Actors Leak Data, Vendor Attack Disrupts Services Ransomware threat actors have been busy in the last month, posting data from at least nine healthcare providers and attacking a third-party vendor -- leading to care disruptions.ByApril 08, 2021 - Ransomware threat actors are continuing to target the healthcare sector in droves. In the last month alone four hacking groups have posted data allegedly ...
4/2/2021 Patient Data from Multiple Providers Leaked in Third-Party GitHub Incident HealthIT Security Latest Health Data Breach es News Patient Data from Multiple Providers Leaked in Third-Party GitHub Incident A new report shows an employee of third-party vendor MedData uploaded troves of patient data from multiple providers onto the public data repository, GitHub Arctic Code Vault.ByApril 02, 2021 - The patient data from multiple providers appears to have been captured and subsequently leaked on the data repository GitHub Arctic Code Vault ...
3/30/2021 PACS Vulnerability of Orthopedic Specialist Exposes Data From 28K HealthIT Security Latest Health Data Breach es News PACS Vulnerability of Orthopedic Specialist Exposes Data From 28K As previously reported, a PACS vulnerability at Mendelson Kornblum Orthopedic left patient data exposed; an email hack, cyberattacks, and vendor incident complete this week’s breach roundup.ByMarch 30, 2021 - Mendelson Kornblum Orthopedic and Spine Specialists recently notified more than 28,000 patients that their data was exposed due to a vulnerability in its Picture Archiving ...
3/27/2021 CalViva Health Data Breached by Cyber Attack clovisroundup.com CalViva Health Data Breached by Cyber Attack By WhatsAppCalViva Health announced today that their business associate Health Net Community Solutions Inc., discovered that one of their vendors, Accellion, had their file transform platform compromised.This compromise allowed for a malicious party to view and/or download personal files from CalViva members from January 7 through January 25.Health Net Community Solutions Inc. immediately notified CalViva Health as the cyber ...