Every organization should understand their own unique risk profile based on the impact to their organization of a breach, the vulnerabilities that exist within their unique portfolio of information assets and all reasonable threats that might exploit those vulnerabilities including insider threats.
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Efforts by the federal Office of Civil Rights to investigate data breaches at healthcare organizations are of great concern to security and compliance officers at healthcare organizations.
Although the healthcare industry has been notoriously resistant to change, its transformation at the hands of digitization has recently picked up pace.
Olean Medical Group CEO Christine Strade received a text June 11 telling her the group’s electronic medical record system was down. That’s how she learned her company had been cyber-attacked.
As Medicare Advantage (MA) plans prepare to expand their supplemental benefits in 2020 to cover even more non-medical services, players from a growing number of industries are hopping on board. That includes ride-hailing companies such as Lyft (Nasdaq: LYFT) and Uber (NYSE: UBER), which say seniors are a driving force in their health care businesses. The competitors have been vocal about the need to tackle social determinants of health, with MA plans becoming an increasingly popular vehicle to make it happen.
An all-too-common type of data security mistake – a misconfigured IT setting – has landed a Puerto Rico-based clearinghouse and cloud software services provider at the top of federal regulators’ list of largest health data breaches so far this year, in an incident impacting nearly 1.6 million individuals.
Laid Off Worker Pleads Guilty in Medicaid Incident | Former Employee at Contractor Damaged Oregon Medicaid System After Losing Job
A former Hewlett Packard Enterprise worker has pleaded guilty in federal court to intentionally damaging an Oregon Medicaid system and causing it to fail a few days after he was laid off by the vendor.
The Department of Health and Human Services reduced its fines for violations of HIPAA — the law requiring health care industries to protect customer data, according to a notice this week in the Federal Register. Driving the news: The new rules reduce a maximum fine of $1.5 million to a maximum fine of $250,000.