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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...
Five Tips to Stop Patient Record Snoopers
How does the healthcare industry quell the curiosity of staff members who are peeking into patient records? Industry...
Kaiser Fined $250,000 for Disclosing Octo-Mom Medical Record
Kaiser Permanente Bellflower Hospital in Los Angeles has been assessed a $250,000 fine because 23 employees at a number...
Magazine: Is Your Data Safe? Are You Sure?
As technology grows more mobile and security breaches become more common, healthcare organizations face a complex...
Express Scripts clients receive threats to release data
Express Scripts Inc. said a small number of its clients have received written threats to expose their personal...
Tighten security measures to keep records safe
Practices are exploring various ways to keep patient and other personal health information secure from those inside or...
Records loss in Texas may violate U.S. law
A Harris County (TX) Hospital District administrator probably violated the Health Insurance Portability and...
Are medical records at risk?
Due to a spate of recent security lapses, private information on hundreds of thousands of patients has been...
More UCLA records abuses
A UCLA Medical Center worker who sneaked into the confidential medical records of actress Farrah Fawcett also...
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...