The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) recently agreed to a settlement with a clinical laboratory over potential HIPAA Security Rule violations. Read about what led to the settlement and how your facility can avoid similar compliance risks.
In July 2020, managed IT services provider Blackbaud disclosed it was the victim of an unnamed ransomware attack. The company paid the ransom, according to a January 14, 2021 report by the HHS Cybersecurity Program titled “Distributed Attacks and the Healthcare Industry.”
Protenus, a Baltimore-based healthcare compliance analytics company, has released its annual Breach Barometer. It measured 758 health data breaches reported to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the media, or some other source during 2020.