Posted on January 15th, 2011 No comments
St. Vincent Hospital data loss incident circa 2011-01-13
Posted on November 26th, 2010 No comments
Pacific Hospital data loss incident circa 2010-11-23
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Employee steals 14 patients names and Social Security numbers
Posted on October 20th, 2010 No comments
Electronic health records increase physician likelihood of reporting adverse drug events to the FDA, according to a new study by researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH).
Posted on October 6th, 2010 No comments
Don't assume that your facility is immune to an inside job. A Johns Hopkins Hospital employee stole the names, social security numbers, birth dates, and addresses from patients and gave them to friends who obtained “instant credit” at stores to buy more than $600,000 in merchandise, federal officials alleged in an indictment issued on Friday.
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Stolen Hopkins patient info used in $600K credit card fraud
Posted on September 15th, 2010 No comments
Stanford University's Lucile Packard Children's Hospital is appealing a $250,000 fine for a delay in reporting a data breach that exposed patient data.
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California Hospital Appeals Security Breach Fine
Posted on September 14th, 2010 No comments
Lucile Salter Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford University has been fined $250,000 by California health officials for failing to report a patient records breach as of April 23, apparently linked to the theft of a hospital computer.
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Hospital Fined $250,000 For Not Reporting Data Breach
Attorney General: 800,000 consumers affected by South Shore Hospital data breach to receive substitute notificationPosted on September 13th, 2010 No comments
On Monday, July 19, 2010, South Shore Hospital announced that certain back-up computer files, possibly containing the personally identifiable information and/or protected health information of approximately 800,000 individuals, may have been lost by a professional data management company when the information was sent off-site to …
Posted on October 27th, 2009 No comments
Baptist Hospital East data loss incident circa 2009-10-26
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Email leaks 350 hospital employees names and Social Security numbers
Posted on October 13th, 2009 No comments
Pitt County Memorial Hospital data loss incident circa 2009-10-13
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Missing USB device contains 1700 patients Social Security numbers and medical details
Posted on September 30th, 2009 No comments
Legal Insights on Data Privacy Trends and Breach ResponseYour organization has been breached – how should you immediately respond?
Privacy and the Law: Alysa Hutnik of Kelley Drye