Nearly 6,500 patients of New York-based Sims and Associates Podiatry may have had personal information compromised after three laptops were stolen.
In the "CyberRx" exercise, many organizations expressed concerns about communicating threat information to integral team members outside IT.
More than 1,400 medical records were compromised after unauthorized access was gained to the health records system used by a Texas cardiology clinic.
An HHS report, based on audits between 2010 and 2012, noted serious vulnerabilities affecting 10 state Medicaid agencies.
Nearly 20 staffers with Washington-based Franciscan Medical Group were tricked by phishing emails, resulting in a compromise of personal information for 8,300 patients.
With the addition of 15,000 mobile devices accessing its network, a medical center found assurance - and met compliance mandates, reports Greg Masters.
An encrypted laptop and two unencrypted flash drives containing personal information on 5,000 patients were stolen from a Palomar Health employee.
Legal experts say the settlement serves as a small win for plaintiffs, and a much bigger one for their attorneys.
A password protected laptop stolen from Talyst, a provider of pharmacy billing management services, has resulted in the compromise of personal information for more than 1,000 patients of University of Kentucky HealthCare.
The San Francisco Department of Public Health is warning more than 55,000 patients served in DPH facilities that their personal information may have been compromised in a Feb. 5 breach of Sutherland Healthcare Solutions.
Roughly 38,000 members of Minnesota-based HealthPartners may have personal information at risk after an employee brought home electronic files containing the data.
A file containing personal information on almost 9,000 patients of HealthSource of Ohio was viewed 47 times in the roughly five-week span it was inadvertently made available on the internet.
Social Security numbers and payment card data is among the personal information that may have been compromised for about 5,400 Colorado patients after a computer virus was identified on some hospital computers.
On Thursday, Kevin Charest, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services CISO, spoke to SCMagazine.com about the new initiative.
Nearly 10,000 patients of University of California San Francisco Family Medicine Center at Lakeshore may have personal information at risk after unencrypted desktop computers containing their data were stolen.
An annual study on patient privacy and security marked improvements on the data breach front, though organizations voiced concerns with health information exchanges (HIEs).
Information on more than 2,000 individuals leaked outside a secure network because, since 2008, two employees with the Iowa Department of Human Services used personal online accounts and storage devices.
Personal information on multiple patients was compromised after a Wisconsin hospital unknowingly faxed their records to an Oregon man.
More than 43,000 former and current employees of Chicago-based Assisted Living Concepts are being notified that their personal data may be at risk after an unauthorized third party gained access to sensitive payroll files.
More than a thousand patients of St. Vincent Indianapolis hospital are being notified that their personal information may have been compromised after a password-protected laptop containing the data was stolen.
Security researchers discovered new documents online containing details about equipment and network firewall passwords that put multiple nursing homes' electronic medical records and payment information at risk.
More than 3,500 patients of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center may have had personal information compromised after a researcher's unencrypted USB thumb drive went missing.
U.S. intelligence agencies were concerned that developers, with ties to Belarus, helped "produce the website," The Washington Free Beacon reported.
More than 400,000 patients and employees of St. Joseph Health System in Texas are being notified that their personal information may have been accessed following an attack on the health system's computer system.
Apple executives had a discussion with FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg in mid-December.
About 41,000 members of Wisconsin-based Unity Health Insurance are being notified that their personal information may be at risk after a portable hard drive was reported missing.
A laptop containing personal information - including Social Security numbers - on roughly 900 individuals at Washington nursing homes was stolen from the vehicle of a South Sound doctor.
Roughly 1,800 patients of UC Davis Health System in California are being notified that their personal information may be at risk after the email accounts of three physicians were compromised in a phishing scam.
The exercises are expected to occur in March and July and will be conducted in partnership with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and major health care companies.
Two employees at Georgia-based Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital have been fired after a desktop computer containing information on nearly 6,800 individuals was mistakenly thrown away.