HIPAA

Read: Tennessee Man, 5 Hospital Employees Sentenced for Conspiracy to Sell Patient Information

Tennessee Man, 5 Hospital Employees Sentenced for Conspiracy to Sell Patient Information

Authorities claim the former employees sold patient data to a man who then sold it to personal injury lawyers and chiropractors.

Read: New York AG: Health Center Must Pay $450K HIPAA Fine, Invest $1.2 Million in Cybersecurity Improvements

New York AG: Health Center Must Pay $450K HIPAA Fine, Invest $1.2 Million in Cybersecurity Improvements

Refuah Health experienced a ransomware attack that compromised the personal information of approximately 250,000 New Yorkers.

Read: Cybersecurity Incident Forces Missouri Hospital to Divert Patients

Cybersecurity Incident Forces Missouri Hospital to Divert Patients

Liberty Hospital’s cybersecurity incident was discovered on Dec. 19 and continues to impact staff and potentially patient care.

Read: New Biden Executive Order Aims to Address AI Security, Privacy Risks

New Biden Executive Order Aims to Address AI Security, Privacy Risks

The new executive order acknowledged AI’s positive potential while also warning that “irresponsible use could exacerbate societal harms.”

Read: HHS Investigating VUMC for Releasing Transgender Health Records

HHS Investigating VUMC for Releasing Transgender Health Records

Vanderbilt has released medical records of more than 100 patients from its transgender clinic and elsewhere in the hospital to Tennessee’s attorney general.

Read: Snooping in Records by Security Officers Costs Yakima Valley Memorial $240K

Snooping in Records by Security Officers Costs Yakima Valley Memorial $240K

Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital has agreed to pay $240,000 for HIPAA violations by 23 of its security officers.

Read: Nearly All Organizations Experienced a Cyberattack in 2022

Nearly All Organizations Experienced a Cyberattack in 2022

Despite most organizations being attacked at least once last year, 93% aren’t keeping up with their cybersecurity essentials.

Read: Ransomware Gangs Release Naked Photos of Cancer Patients, Student Sexual Assault Records

Ransomware Gangs Release Naked Photos of Cancer Patients, Student Sexual Assault Records

Cybersecurity experts say ransomware groups are going to extremes as more organizations refuse to pay ransoms.

Read: 5 Ways to Enhance Both Hospital Safety and Cybersecurity

5 Ways to Enhance Both Hospital Safety and Cybersecurity

Whatever your hospital’s budget might be, think critically about how funds are allocated for both physical and digital safety.

Read: Banner Health Pays $1.25 Million for 2016 Data Breach, HIPAA Violations

Banner Health Pays $1.25 Million for 2016 Data Breach, HIPAA Violations

Banner Health’s 2016 breach disclosed the protected health information of 2.81 million consumers.

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