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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...
Web Exclusive: 32 Large Patient Data Breaches Since September, Says OCR
An HHS organization which oversees enforcement and compliance of the HIPAA privacy and security rules reports that...
CVS Works on Patient Privacy Improvements Following Fine
CVS Caremark Corp., parent company of the national's largest pharmacy chain, has implemented a chain-wide shredding...
Patient information theft investigated at Johns Hopkins
Federal authorities are investigating the theft of patient information, possibly by a former Johns Hopkins Hospital...
The search for John Doe
Biomedical researchers are chafing under the constraints of the HIPAA Privacy Rule six years after it took effect. In...
Data breaches are more costly than ever
Organizations that experienced a data breach in 2008 paid an average of $6.6 million to rebuild their brand image and...
Doctor-celebrity confidentiality: Does it even exist?
Christina Applegate is the latest celebrity to find her medical troubles in a tabloid. Patrick Swayze, Britney Spears...
Medical identity theft spreads
The problem of medical identity theft is on the rise, according to Pam Dixon, who heads a non-profit group called the...
Web Exclusive: What Are You Doing To Keep Patient Data Safe?
When a hospital’s patient data is compromised, the results are often costly and always embarrassing for those...
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...

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