More than a thousand patients treated at a variety of University of Pittsburgh Medical Center locations over the past year are being notified that their personal information was viewed inappropriately by a former employee.
A UW Medicine employee opened an email attachment and unknowingly downloaded malware, which led to the compromise of about 90,000 patients of Seattle-based Harborview Medical Center and University of Washington Medical Center.
Jay Radcliffe showed how his insulin pump was vulnerable to a remote takeover.
Florida Digestive Health Specialists LLP is notifying about 4,400 patients that a former employee improperly accessed their personal information and photographed the data.
More than 8,000 patients of University of California, San Francisco are receiving notification letters after a possibly unencrypted laptop that contained the personal information was stolen from a physician's vehicle.
Thousands of doctors at Anthem Blue Cross of California are being notified that their personal information was mistakenly posted online.
More than a thousand patients of a California hospital are being notified that their personal information may have been compromised.
Thousands of city workers in Milwaukee, as well as their spouses and domestic partners, had personal information compromised after a flash drive that contained the data was stolen.
More than 11,000 patients and some employees of Colorado-based kidney care company DaVita are being alerted after an unencrypted laptop containing their personal data was stolen from a staffer's vehicle.
The HealthCare Information Security and Privacy Practitioner (HCISPP) certification program was introduced on Monday.
The device records the wearer's body temperature and uploads the data to any Android device via Bluetooth.
Two former nurses' aides for Virginia-based nonprofit Sentara Healthcare have pleaded guilty to accessing thousands of electronic patient records and using the information to file fraudulent tax returns.
An employee of a staff physician at Boone Hospital Center in Missouri was fired after inappropriately accessing patient information on the hospital network.
The theft of two laptops has led to a compromise of personal information, including Social Security numbers, for more than 700k patients of California-based AHMC hospitals.
In a TV interview, Cheney revealed that the wireless feature of his defibrillator was disabled due to concerns of an assassination attempt.
A system settings error caused financial statements to be mailed to roughly 8,000 people who received care from a Wisconsin hospital, but an undisclosed number were sent to unauthorized persons.
An employee with North Carolina-based CaroMont Health sent out an insecure email containing personal information on more than 1,300 patients.
More than 3,500 patients of University of California San Francisco Medical Center may have had data compromised after a hospital laptop was stolen from an employee's vehicle.
Nearly two thousand patients may have personal information at risk after an unauthorized user accessed an electronic medical record system for Iowa-based UnityPoint Health.
Patients treated this year at St. Mary's Janesville Hospital in Wisconsin may have had personal data compromised when a health care laptop was stolen from the car of an employee.
Criminals leverage medical devices for targeted attacks, says Dale Nordenberg of the Medical Device Innovation, Safety and Security Consortium. Karen Epper Hoffman reports.
Patients of California-based Santa Clara Valley Medical Center had their medical data compromised when an unencrypted laptop was stolen from the audiology department.
Business associates of HIPAA-covered entities are now legally bound to follow the same guidelines when securing patients' protected health information.
A Kaiser Permanente employee sent out an email with an attachment that contained personal information on hundreds of patients.
The number of victims fooled by spurious emails or fake websites has doubled since last year, and experts say the scams are still under-reported.
Card information for thousands of Medical University of South Carolina patients may be at risk following a malicious attack on its third party card payment vendor.
A laptop and flash drive containing health information for thousands of patients of St. Anthony's Medical Center in St. Louis was stolen from a doctor's car.
The Federal Trade Commission alleges that the medical testing provider exposed the data of more than 9,000 consumers, putting them at risk of identity theft.
The specialized computer, which works in tandem with a health center medical machine, contained patient data and images.
A document containing personal information inadvertently was attached to an Alaska nonprofit's mass distributed email survey, which, among other questions, asks clients how they believe the entity handles their sensitive health care materials.