Keyword: St. Joseph Health, Calif.
This was undoubtedly the year of the cyberattack. But there are concrete steps providers can take to reduce the EHR risk.
More than 25 million patient records were compromised as of October. In November, there were 57 new health data breaches—the most in any month this year.
The HHS Office for Civil Rights announced it has reached a $2.14 million settlement with Irvine, California-based St. Joseph Health over potential HIPAA violations.
The number of Catholic hospitals nationwide is on the rise, and their proliferation may restrict rural consumers’ already-limited healthcare options, according to Jefferson Public Radio.