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CDPH Data Breach Affects 9,000 State Workers
For the second time in just over six months, officials at the California Department of Public Health have acknowledged...
Web Exclusive: Healthcare Data Breaches Lag Other Industries
Healthcare accounted for the least amount of data breaches according to a joint Verizon and US Secret Service report...
MA hospital files with data of 800,000 are missing
Computer files from South Shore Hospital that contain personal information for about 800,000 people may have been lost...
Web Exclusive: Private Practices Revealed On Patient Breach Website
The names of "private practices" reporting breaches of unsecured protected health information affecting 500...
Web Exclusive: Large Patient Information Breaches Pass Century Mark
The number of entities reporting breaches of unsecured protected health information affecting 500 or more individuals...
WellPoint security glitch is 3rd in 3 1/2 years
A security glitch at a WellPoint website may have publicly exposed the medical records and credit-card numbers of...
Security glitch exposes WellPoint data again
WellPoint Inc. has notified 470,000 individual insurance customers that medical records, credit card numbers and other...
OCR Will Post Names of Private Practices That Violate HIPAA
The Office of Civil Rights confirmed in an e-mail to HealthLeaders Media Friday afternoon that it will begin posting...
Privacy Act Protects Some Practices With Patient Data Breaches
The Office for Civil Rights cited a 36-year-old privacy law as the reason why it cannot post on its breach...
BCBS of TN Hard Drive Theft Now Threatens 1 Million Customers
The theft of 57 hard drives from a BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee training facility last fall has put at risk the...