Listed here are a variety of HIPAA articles that give further information and guidance on HIPAA compliance for healthcare suppliers, health plans, healthcare clearinghouses, and business associates of covered outfits. These articles include corrections of HIPAA Rules, proposed amendments, and new guidance published by the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the Food and Drug Administration, Federal Trade Commission, National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST) and other public and private sector groups.
- Consumer Technology Association Issues Privacy Guidelines for Dealing with Health and Wellness Information
- 99.9% of Cyberattacks Are Preventable With Multi-Factor Authentication
- Guidance on Healthcare Information Sharing Companies Publicized by HSCC
- Kaspersky Lab Survey Indicate 32% of Healthcare Employees Don’t Have Cybersecurity Training
- Benefits of Using a Text Alert System for Business to Healthcare Organizations
HIPAA Violations Stories
Our HIPAA violation news articles give more information on confirmed HIPAA violations, civil monetary fines for HIPAA violations, and settlements reached with covered outfits by the HHS’ Office for Civil Rights, state attorneys general, and other regulators. You will also see details of legal actions that have been submitted in relation to HIPAA Privacy, Security and Breach Notification Rule violations.
- Vulnerabilities Found in WLAN Firmware Employed by Philips IntelliVue Portable Patient Monitors
- Insurance Organizations are Encouraging Ransomware Attacks by Paying Ransoms
- Hundred Thousands of Patients Impacted by Utah Ransomware Attack and Seattle Psychiatric Clinic Breaches
- Over 400 U.S. Dental Practices Impacted by REvil/Sodinokibi Ransomware Attack
- PHI Compromised Because of Two Data Breaches at Amarin and Medico
HIPAA Breach Stories
Our HIPAA breach articles section includes reports of healthcare data breaches that have impacted greater than 500 individuals, including hacking and IT incidents, improper deletion of physical protected health information, loss and theft of devices including ePHI, unauthorized sharing of PHI and other insider and third-party mistakes that have resulted in the exposure or theft of sensitive health data.
- Skellefteå School Penalized by DPA for Using Facial Recognition Technology
- Becton Dickinson Pyxis Drug Dispensing Cabinets Found to Have Vulnerability
- Phishing Attack on UC Health and Conway Regional Medical Center
- About 130,000 People Affected by Breaches at Dominion National and Connally Memorial Medical Center
- PHI Breach of 33,370 Mount Sinai Hospital Patients and 1,400 Navicent Health Patients