In The Media
The Aetna data breach exposed the PHI of 2,460 New Yorkers, which led to a $1.15 million settlement with the state’s Attorney General.
A summary of healthcare data breaches reported to OCR in December. December saw a sharp rise in reported breaches, up 81% from November.
The Office of the National Coordinator appointed Katheryn Marchesini as its new chief privacy officer, praising her privacy and security experience.
A survey conducted by HIMSS Analytics found that three-quarters of providers experienced a healthcare ransomware or malware attack in the past 12 months.
Equifax Releases Details on Cybersecurity Incident, Announces Personnel Changes