HIPAA Data Breaches
News and reports regarding recent major data breaches reported by HIPAA Covered Entities and Business Associates, including analysis, assessments and guidance to help others avoid similar incidents.
Data Breach at Beverly Hills Plastic Surgery Practice Highlights Need for Internal Audit and Physical Security
Approximately 15,000 documents of patients from 16 states and five countries were breached and stolen by a disgruntled employee of an LA based plastic surgery center. We review steps you can take to protect yourself from similar breaches.Read More
Despite the high stakes, some healthcare providers have been rather blasé about security. But, a failure to comply with HIPAA rules can lead not only to penalties of up to $50,000 per record depending on the level of negligence but also to a class action suit in a civil court and criminal charges. What can you do about that?Read More
How can you guard against the increasing HIPAA related breach danger and avoid fines? We’ll look at some common breach sources and review solutions.Read More