Posts Tagged: breach

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: HHS Wrestling with Transparency and Privacy Balance in Interoperability Rule. Fierce Healthcare. February 19, 2020. As the industry waits for a landmark rule aimed at opening up access to patient data, regulators are challenged with balancing data… Read the rest »

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: Tenet Healthcare to Pay $1.4 Million to Settle Cardiac Lawsuit. AP News. February 11, 2020. Tenet Healthcare Corporation and its Southern California hospital Desert Regional Medical Center will pay $1.41 million to resolve allegations that… Read the rest »

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 8 Health Systems with Strong Finances. Becker’s Hospital Review. February 4, 2020. These are the eight health systems with strong operational metrics and solid financial positions. 2) Walmart to Pay $7.5 Million in Settlement Over… Read the rest »

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: Beaumont Investigating Security Breach of 1,200 Patient Files. The Detroit News. January 25, 2020. Beaumont notified 1,182 individuals about the incident saying a now-former employee had unauthorized access of patient information. The employee, who was… Read the rest »

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: Drug Distributor Exits Opioid Market After Admitting Role in Crisis. Reuters. January 14, 2020. A New York company that was the first drug distributor to face U.S. felony charges for its role in fueling the… Read the rest »

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 80,000 Patients Impacted by Provider’s Ransomware Attack. Health It Security. December 11, 2019. About 80,000 patients from a Minnesota Provider are being notified after a ransomware attack potentially caused an “inadvertent exposure” of protected health… Read the rest »

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: Sentara Hospital Agrees to $2.2 Million HIPAA Settlement. Becker’s Hospital Review. December 2, 2019. Sentara Hospital was fined for incorrectly reporting the HIPAA breach. It reported that eight patients had been affected in a data… Read the rest »

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: Hospitals Hit by Ransomware Attacks Seeing an Increase in Heart Patients’ Death Rates. Fox News. November 15, 2019. The way hospitals respond to a cyber attack can result in a slower response to critical heart… Read the rest »