Jackson Health System was fined $2.15 million for HIPAA violations that included an employee selling patient information for years, an incident in which an NFL player's PHI was shared with an ESPN reporter, and more.
Elite Dental Associates has agreed to pay $10,000 to the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) for allegedly posting protected health information (PHI) on the social networking site Yelp, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Q: If you discover that you have accidentally accessed a patient’s information on your facility’s computer system, what’s the best course of action? Who should you notify first? Are you at risk of being in trouble if you looked at the information before realizing the error?
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Tuesday warned patients, healthcare providers, and manufacturers that some medical devices and hospital networks may be vulnerable to cyberattacks due to 11 vulnerabilities known as URGENT/11.
More than 70% of heath data breaches in the past decade involved sensitive demographic or financial information, leaving 159 million people vulnerable to identity theft and fraud, according to a new study.