A high-ranking Center for Medicare employee passed information about internal deliberations regarding coverage and reimbursement decisions to 'his close friend and former CMS colleague.'
Kwampirs malware was found in software for X-Rays and MRIs, and targets older, legacy systems that are prevalent in the healthcare sector and which provide relatively easy access for the virus.
Healthcare organizations are in desperate need of a data center solution that provides stronger security against data breaches, simplification, compliance and fast access to needed records.
A vendor portal left an Indiana health system vulnerable to a cyberattack. Its CEO decided to pay the cyberattack ransom. Here's why, and what he wants other leaders to know.
Those who said they were willing to sell the data would do so for as little as between $500 and $1,000.
The University of Virginia Health System is notifying patients of a cyberattack that gave a hacker access to over 1,800 medical records.
Medicare will begin rolling out new cards in April, and eligible New Yorkers can expect theirs beginning in June. Meanwhile, scammers are way ahead of everyone.
Partners HealthCare, the Massachusetts' largest private employer, revealed on Monday that its computer network was breached in May 2017, potentially exposing the private information of up to 2,600 patients.
A review determined that the kidney, cardiac, and urgent care specialists failed on several occasions to heed HIPAA's risk analysis and management rules, HHS says.
The insurer also said it is 'implementing measures designed to ensure something like this does not happen again as part of our commitment to best practices in protecting sensitive health information.'