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MGH to Pay $1M to Settle 'Potential' HIPAA Violation
Massachusetts General Hospital has agreed to pay $1 million to settle allegations it violated patient privacy...
Health Net Settles CT Data Breach Case for $375K
The Connecticut Insurance Commission announced this week that it reached a settlement with Health Net in which the...
Software Freedom’s latest target is medical devices
Heart disease patients like Dick Cheney are vulnerable to buggy software and hack-attacks aimed straight at the devices...
Plea deal in Jackson Memorial patient records theft case questioned
Saying she was fed up with healthcare fraud, a federal judge recoiled from guilty pleas offered by a husband-and-wife...
Derby, CT-based Griffin Hospital reports breach of 957 patients' records
Medical information for 957 patients at Derby, CT-based Griffin Hospital was breached by a radiologist who broke into a...
Florida couple again accused of stealing, selling patient records
Last year, Ruben E. Rodriguez and wife Maria Victoria Suarez were charged with running a scheme to pilfer patient...
Cedars-Sinai worker gets prison for stealing patient records
A former Cedars-Sinai Medical Center employee was sentenced to four years, eight months in prison after pleading guilty...
Virginia Warns More Than 500,000 of Possible Records Breach
Virginia officials this week began mailing direct individual notifications to more than a half-million people whose...
Medical privacy law fails to stop snooping
A review of state and federal records shows that dozens of Iowa healthcare workers have been disciplined by their...
Celebrity-snooping ex-UCLA Medical Center staffer is indicted
Lawanda Jackson, a former administrative specialist at UCLA Medical Center, has been indicted by a federal grand jury...