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7/21/2021 Texas Medical Center Breach Affects 640,000 - DataBreachToday bankinfosecurity.com ... the Value of the StrategyAbilene, Texas-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 breaches 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 ...
7/14/2021 Dermatology Clinic Chain Breach Affects 2.4 Million bankinfosecurity.com ... ransomware strain known as "Cuba." See Also: Live Panel Zero Trusts Given- Harnessing the Value of the Strategy The incident is the third largest breach added to the Department of Health and Human Services' HIPAA Breach Reporting Tool website so far this year. Apparent Ransomware Attack Data breach tracking blog Databreaches.net reports: "Although not revealed in [Forefront's] disclosure, the attack was the work of threat actors calling themselves 'Cuba Ransomware ...
7/2/2021 Oops: Hundreds of One Medical patients’ emails exposed – MedCity News bioreports.net ... by a security breach. One Medical did not respond to requests for comment about what happened. Although the emails didn’t include users’ names or health information, it could still qualify as a HIPAA breach, given that email addresses are considered an identifier under the privacy law. “If patient email addresses are disclosed to unauthorized recipients along with health information — such as the fact that an individual is ...
7/1/2021 Oops: Hundreds of One Medical patients’ emails exposed - MedCity News MedCity News ... by a security breach. One Medical did not respond to requests for comment about what happened.Although the emails didn’t include users’ names or health information, it could still qualify as a HIPAA breach, given that email addresses are considered an identifier under the privacy law.“If patient email addresses are disclosed to unauthorized recipients along with health information — such as the fact that an individual is ...
4/28/2021 Women Of Influence : Attorneys - Beth Kase labusinessjournal.com ... California LLC to manage an ambulatory surgical center and an office based surgery center, negotiating a contract dispute between a physician group and an independent practice association, and representing a pharmacy in responding to HIPAA breach. She also currently serves as the vice chair of the American Bar Association Healthcare Policy Task Force.For reprint and licensing requests for this article, CLICK HERE . Stories You May Also Be Interested In ...
4/28/2021 Wyoming Department of Health Announces GitHub Data Breach Affecting 164,000 Individuals hipaajournal.com Wyoming Department of Health Announces GitHub Data Breach Affecting 164,000 Individuals Home » HIPAA Breach News » Wyoming Department of Health Announces GitHub Data Breach Affecting 164,000 Individuals Posted By HIPAA Journal on Apr 28, 2021Share this article on: TwitterThe Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) has discovered the protected health information of 164,021 individuals has been accidentally exposed online due to an error by a member of its ...
3/30/2021 University of Miami Health and Mott Community College Data Compromised in Ransomware Attacks hipaajournal.com University of Miami Health and Mott Community College Data Compromised in Ransomware Attacks Home » HIPAA Breach News » University of Miami Health and Mott Community College Data Compromised in Ransomware Attacks Posted By HIPAA Journal on Mar 30, 2021Share this article on: TwitterThe protected health information of patients of University of Miami Health has been obtained by unauthorized individuals in a ransomware attack on the file transfer ...
3/22/2021 California Department of State Hospitals Discovers Unauthorized Data Copying by IT Employee hipaajournal.com California Department of State Hospitals Discovers Unauthorized Data Copying by IT Employee Home » HIPAA Breach News » California Department of State Hospitals Discovers Unauthorized Data Copying by IT Employee Posted By HIPAA Journal on Mar 22, 2021Share this article on: TwitterThe Department of State Hospitals (DSH) in California has discovered an employee accessed the protected health information (PHI) of 1,415 current/former patients and 617 employees without ...
3/9/2021 Deep Dive into the HIPAA Breach Notification Rule rsisecurity.com ... the privacy and security of PHI to curb the number of cyberattacks. But with the passing of the HITECH Act, HHS built on the original framework to specify what companies should do when a HIPAA breach does happen. Deep Dive into the HIPAA Breach Notification Rule There will never be a guarantee that data is entirely safe from hacking and other cybersecurity threats. Even the best-protected companies occasionally fall ...
3/5/2021 PHI of More Than 100,000 Elara Caring Patients Potentially Compromised in Phishing Attack hipaajournal.com PHI of More Than 100,000 Elara Caring Patients Potentially Compromised in Phishing Attack Home » HIPAA Breach News » PHI of More Than 100,000 Elara Caring Patients Potentially Compromised in Phishing Attack Posted By HIPAA Journal on Mar 5, 2021Share this article on: TwitterElara Caring, one the largest providers of home-based healthcare services in the United States, has suffered a phishing attack that has impacted more than ...
1/20/2021 Sharing education documents with multiple patients mmheadlines.org Sharing education documents with multiple patients Updates & ResourcesRECENT MICHIGAN MEDICINE HIPAA BREACH: A HIPAA breach recently occurred that exposed multiple patients’ email addresses to other patients while sharing educational documents. Protecting patient privacy is crucial and failing to take the proper precautions can expose patients’ Protected Health Information (PHI), resulting in potential fines and mistrust of our patients.Below are important requirements when sharing educational materials with ...
1/11/2021 The Ridgway Record ridgwayrecord.com ... software, ultimately earning the HIPAA Seal of Compliance®.By completing Compliancy Group's Six Stage Implementation Program, RINGLOGIX is adhering to the necessary regulatory standards outlined in the HIPAA Privacy Rule, HIPAA Security Rule, HIPAA Breach Notification Rule, HIPAA Omnibus Rule, and HITECH. These standards have been heavily vetted against the letter of the law and meet federal NIST requirements." Choosing to be a HIPAA verified provider was an easy ...
1/11/2021 RINGLOGIX Achieves HIPAA Compliance with Compliancy Group tmcnet.com ... software, ultimately earning the HIPAA Seal of Compliance®.By completing Compliancy Group's Six Stage Implementation Program, RINGLOGIX is adhering to the necessary regulatory standards outlined in the HIPAA Privacy Rule, HIPAA Security Rule, HIPAA Breach Notification Rule, HIPAA Omnibus Rule, and HITECH. These standards have been heavily vetted against the letter of the law and meet federal NIST requirements." Choosing to be a HIPAA verified provider was an easy ...
10/21/2020 Ensuring Transparency: Language to Avoid in HIPAA Breach Notifications – HealthITSecurity.com HealthIT Security HIPAA and Compliance News Ensuring Transparency: Language to Avoid in HIPAA Breach Notifications In the wake of a breach or ransomware, healthcare entities must be transparent with patients to protect privacy, prevent further crimes, and ensure compliance in HIPAA breach notifications. Source: Getty ImagesByOctober 21, 2020 - HIPAA-required b reach notifications in the wake of a securit y incident continue to be an Achille’s heel for the healthcare ...
10/13/2020 Health Data Breaches in 2020: Ransomware Incidents Dominate bankinfosecurity.com ... Blackbaud and Magellan Health - accounting for numerous breach notifications by their clients.See Also: Live Webinar Unlocking the Full Potential of Public Key InfrastructureAs of Tuesday, the Department of Health and Human Services' HIPAA Breach Reporting Tool website shows that ransomware attacks account for most of the largest health data breaches so far this year.Ransomware incidents involving fundraising software provider Blackbaud and managed health company Magellan Health are ...
9/25/2020 At nearly $7M, Premera Blue Cross agrees to pay 2nd largest HIPAA fine in OCR history Becker's Hospital Review At nearly $7M, Premera Blue Cross agrees to pay 2nd largest HIPAA fine in OCR history Jackie Drees - Premera Blue Cross agreed to pay HHS' Office for Civil Rights $6.85 million to settle potential violations related to a HIPAA breach that affected more than 10.4 million people. Five things to know: 1. The settlement is the second largest payment to resolve a HIPAA investigation in OCR's history, according to the ...
9/24/2020 Athens Orthopedic Clinic gets hacked by The Dark Overlord, gets fined $1.5 million blogspot.com Thursday, September 24, 2020 ] I should've noted this Monday when I found out, but news came out this week of a big fine for a HIPAA breach. Athens Orthopedic first heard from a journalist from www.databreaches.net (that journalist would be my friend, the inestimable Dissent Doe, also known as @PogoWasRight on Twitter) that a notorious hacker group, that goes by the handle TheDarkOverlord or TDO, had access to their patient ...
9/24/2020 CHS associate pays $2.3M HIPAA settlement: 4 details Becker's Hospital Review A Community Hospital Systems' entity that provides business associate services to hospitals and clinics agreed to settle violations related to a potential HIPAA breach for $2.3 million. Four details:1. CHSPSC will pay the Office for Civil Rights $2.3 million and adopt a corrective action plan to settle allegations it violated HIPAA. The company provides IT, health information management and other services to the hospitals and clinics owned by Franklin ...
9/24/2020 Blackbaud Ransomware Breach Victims, Lawsuits Pile Up bankinfosecurity.com ... the cloud-based fundraising software vendor. As of Thursday, more than three dozen Blackbaud-related health data breaches affecting about 6 million individuals had been posted to the Department of Health and Human Services' HIPAA Breach Reporting Tool website since the company began notifying clients in the healthcare sector and other affected industries - including universities and nonprofit organizations - about the ransomware incident the company discovered in May. Commonly called the ...
9/22/2020 Montefiore Medical Center and Geisinger Fire Employees for Improper PHI Access hipaajournal.com Montefiore Medical Center and Geisinger Fire Employees for Improper PHI Access Home » HIPAA Breach News » Montefiore Medical Center and Geisinger Fire Employees for Improper PHI Access Posted By HIPAA Journal on Sep 22, 2020 Share this article on: Twitter Montefiore Medical Center in Bronx, NY has fired an employee over the alleged theft of the protected health information of approximately 4,000 patients. Montefiore became aware of a potential internal data ...