Ransomware Attack Forces 3 Hospitals to Turn Away Patients
There is no indication data have been misused or removed from the system, DCH said.
FDA Warns Providers of Medical Device Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities
URGENT/11 allows anyone to take control of a medical device.
Ransomware Attack Affects 320K, Medical Group Provides No Updates
Premier Family Medical claims patients’ health data are not in jeopardy.
Exploring the Role of HIPAA for Patient-Generated Data
A health data privacy expert explains how HIPAA functions with new sources of technology collecting more data.
Data Breach of 10K at Massachusetts General Hospital Puts Study Participants' Genetic Info At Risk
An unauthorized third party accessed neurology research databases.
Cyberattack Threats to Watch For in Healthcare So Far in 2019
Malware, adware, trojans and other pests from the past and future rear their heads.
Report: How Hackers Attack Healthcare, Compromise Cybersecurity
The industry needs to be aware of cybersecurity threats.
Cybersecurity Training Not a Priority for Health Systems, Employees Aren't Being Trained
More than one-quarter of employees in the U.S. never went through cybersecurity training, according to a new report.
Genomics Data Pipeline Could be Open to Hacking, Lab Finds
The software has since been patched, but the weakness could have left individuals’ genomic data vulnerable.
Allscripts Strikes $145M Settlement With DOJ Over Practice Fusion Claims
Grand Jury subpoena connected to criminal investigation issued in March.
Alexa, Are We Going to Violate HIPAA?
AI, smart speakers bring about a Wild West of health data questions.
Patient Records Compromised in Breaches Doubled in First Half of 2019
More than 31.6 million records affected, cybersecurity company says.
Cyberattack Results in Data Breach at Regional Cancer Care Associates
Email phishing is the primary attack vector for 90% of health data breaches.
Executive Voices: Vanessa Benavides, J.D., Chief Compliance and Privacy Officer at Kaiser Permanente
How the healthcare exec builds trust with Kaiser’s patients by being diligent with compliance and privacy.
Where the Protecting Personal Health Data Act Falls Short
New regulations need to address security concerns and promote ethical use of patient health data.
Facebook's Role in the Health Data Privacy Crisis
In part one of a series, we examine how health data sharing can go awry on social media.
Quarterly Payout for Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities Increases 83%, Highest Ever
New innovations created more entry points for cybercriminals to access personal health information.
Third-Party Vendor Risks Cost Healthcare $23.7B a Year, Report Finds
The industry requires a more cost-effective approach to third-party risk management.
Medtronic Recalls MiniMed Insulin Pumps Over Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities
Unauthorized parties could wirelessly connect to the device and control insulin delivery.
5M Medicare Supplement Records Could Be Exposed to the Public
MedicareSupplement.com is using an unsecure, public database.
How Health Systems Can Develop & Retain Cybersecurity Staff
With the healthcare industry at increased risk of cyberattacks, it is essential to develop a cybersecurity staff with a strong skill set.
Unsecure Database Leak Could Put Thousands of Patients At Risk of Attack
The data were stored on an open and unsecured database that can be accessed by anyone.
Hack Results in Data Breach at UMass Memorial Community Healthlink
An unauthorized individual gained access to two employees’ email accounts.
The ATA Is Seeking Comments for Ocular Telehealth-Diabetic Retinopathy Guidelines
Ocular telehealth programs could help address the health and financial complications associated with diabetic retinopathy.
Bipartisan Bill Calls for Protection of Personal Health Data
It would create the National Task Force on Data Protection, which would evaluate and provide input to address cybersecurity risks and privacy concerns.
3 Trends Plaguing Healthcare Cybersecurity & How to Fight Them
To minimize risk, health IT teams must be aware of new methods being used to infiltrate networks.
How Important Is Protecting Patient PHI to Your Vendors?
3 steps that health systems can take to ensure their business associates are compliant.
Health Execs Say Vendors Are the Worst Cyberthreat. But Most Don't Vet Partner Security
A CynergisTek survey found a disconnect between the security needs of the organization and senior management buy-in.
Key Considerations for Securing Your Digital Healthcare Cloud
How edge-to-cloud storage could benefit health systems.
Data Breach Affects 12M Quest Diagnostics Patients
An unauthorized user accessed the American Medical Collection Agency’s web payment page in May.
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