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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: Group sues for Vermont prison health information
A prisoners' rights group is asking a court to order a company that provided health care in Vermont's prisons to...
Web Exclusive: With No Harm Threshold, Nearly All Breaches Substantiated in CA
Of the 3,766 breaches reported since a precedent-setting privacy law went into effect, California investigators have...
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...
UF Notifies Patients Of Privacy Breach
University of Florida officials in Gainesville have notified 2,047 people of a data breach that exposed their Social...
Large Patient Information Breaches List Nears Century Mark
The Office for Civil Rights' list of entities reporting major patient information breaches began at 32 about four...
UCLA hospital fined over privacy breaches that sources say involve Michael Jackson's records
California health regulators have fined Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center $95,000 for allowing unauthorized employees...
Workgroup: Mandate Encryption For Provider Information Exchanges
Encryption should be mandatory for one-on-one exchanges between providers regarding treatments, a privacy/security...
Web Exclusive: Patient Information Breaches: Leadership's Responsibility
Given the almost weekly news item about embarrassing and costly patient health information breaches in healthcare, I...
Hospitals criticized over offers to earn or save money by sharing electronic patient data
Electronic records are expected to allow doctors to coordinate care for the sickest patients, eliminate...
Book: Guide to HIPAA Auditing, Second Edition
This new edition of a best-selling book delivers the hands-on tools and guidance you need to conduct effective in-house...