Private health information for 6,000 patients was put in jeopardy when data was stolen from a server connected to Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield of Indiana, Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield of Ohio and Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield of Indiana.
Kaiser Permanente is one of the most admired and well-branded organizations in all of healthcare, but as the Los Angeles Times reported last weekend , its record keeping department suffered a brain...
Carolinas HealthCare System is notifying about 5,600 Carolinas Medical Center-Randolph patients that an unauthorized electronic intruder may have compromised their personal health information.
A teaching hospital for Harvard Medical School and an associated medical practice have agreed to pay a $1.5 million fine in a breach of patient protected health information (PHI), the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services announced Monday.
The personal information of University of Miami Hospital patients has been jeopardized after two former employees inappropriately accessed registration "face sheets" that contained names, addresses, dates of birth, insurance policy numbers and reasons for the visit.
When it comes to healthcare data breaches at big-name hospitals , sometimes "I'm sorry" doesn't cut it. At least that seems to be the case for Florida Hospital patient, who are...
Few data breaches are as malicious or as in-your-face as a recent attack on Surgeons of Lake County, a small practice in Libertyville, Ill.
The mark of a great organization is not perfection. Rather, it's how in how leaders respond in the wake of inevitable mistakes, problems and PR nightmares. That's exactly what Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center did when a stolen laptop caused a data breach that affected 3,900 patients.
Karen M. Cheung
A few months ago, a friend of mine was escorted home by a police officer. Why? She had to show the officer her birth certificate to prove that she was, in fact, who she...
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) in Boston is notifying 3,900 patients that a stolen laptop may have risked their personal information, raising security questions and accountability issues.