You Can Stop Healthcare Data Breaches

Today, nobody argues that the healthcare industry is a gold mine for the bad guys and theft of protected health information is becoming a regular event. The “Verizon 2015 Protected Health Information Data Breach Report,” indicated that 90 percent of industries in the medical and health care arena have experienced a PHI breach and with all the reports in the …

Will Healthcare Data Breaches Increase In 2016?

A recent article in Forbes addresses the massive healthcare data breaches in 2015 where over 112 million records were lost, stolen or inappropriately accessed.  The Office of Civil Rights (OCR) under the department of Health and Human Services publishes these data breaches as reported to it and required by HIPAA.  The numbers are a bit staggering.  The top ten data …