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Hot first half of March for OCR large breach reports
As of March 1, the OCR had reported 543 patient-information breaches affecting 500 or more individuals, and the number...
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: CA Investigating Latest Health Net Data Breach
The California Department of Managed Health Care says it is investigating the loss of several servers containing the...
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...
Web Exclusive: NY Hospital Data Theft May Affect Records of 1.7 Million
New York City officials have begun notifying 1.7 million patients, staff, contractors, vendors, and others who were...
Web Exclusive: Health Net Fined $55K for Data Breach
Health Net has been fined by the state of Vermont over the insurer's loss of a portable disk drive that exposed the...
Web Exclusive: UMC Tucson Fires 3 for Privacy Breaches
University Medical Center in Tucson says it is not aware of any confidential patient information being released...
Web Exclusive: CDPH Reports 'Big' Data Security Breach
Personal and medical information for up to 2,550 residents and employees of 600 Southern California skilled nursing...
Web Exclusive: OCR: Data Breaches Double Since July
In the past five months, 90 major patient data breaches have been reported. The average is 18 per month, a higher...
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...

Continuing Education: HIPAA Privacy and Security
Continuing Education: HIPAA Privacy and Security
Continuing Education: HIPAA Privacy and Security
Continuing Education: HIPAA Privacy and Security