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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...
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...
Transparency is Key When Dealing with Health Information Breaches
Griffin Hospital’s response plan regarding a recent breach of protected health information was simple: Tell it...
State AGs Stepping Up HITECH Enforcement
Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal is investigating his second case involving HIPAA violations this year...
Top HIPAA Lessons for Hospital Leaders
Don't leave all this HITECH and HIPAA stuff to the "tech folks." Hospital leaders should know by now the...
HIPAA Questions to Ask as HITECH Date Nears
As a HIPAA covered entity, you should watch HITECH closely. The HITECH compliance date for business associates to...
Security Breach Puts 500,000 BlueCross Members' Data at Risk
The theft of 57 hard drives from a BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee training facility last October has put at risk the...
How to Prevent Top Three Health Information Breaches
Major breaches of patient information in 2009 break down into three types: snoopers, hackers, and those involving large...