- August 19, 2014
The Community Health data breach exposed the personal data of 4.5 million patients of the healthcare entity, opening up potential regulatory issues.
- May 08, 2014
Two New York hospitals agreed to pay a $4.8 million settlement for a potential HIPAA violation dating back to 2010.
- September 23, 2013
All covered entities must comply with the HIPAA Omnibus Rule by September 23, but one expert questions whether business associates care enough.
- June 11, 2013
More frequent audits and larger penalties for violating HIPAA are motivating enterprises to tame HIPAA compliance challenges, Gartner analysts say.
- May 31, 2013
Compliance practitioners say new mandates like the HIPAA Omnibus Rule and Obamacare are making enterprise compliance management even harder.
- November 24, 2009
Digitalizing healthcare records and new health systems fail to cut costs, according to new research from Harvard University. Security and other management costs add up.
- November 09, 2009
Billions for electronic healthcare records aren't driving security budgets up, according to the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society.
- August 18, 2009
Companies that collect and retain health data and aren't covered under HIPAA are now subject to similar breach notification rules, according to a new FTC ruling.
- March 02, 2009
Do you know where your data is? The latest HIPAA changes should motivate healthcare security teams to understand information flows.
- February 18, 2009
CVS pharmacy employees allegedly committed a HIPAA violiation when tossing pill bottle labels with patient information into the trash.
- November 17, 2008
A hacker used a vulnerability scanning tool to compromise a server at the University of Florida's College of Dentistry, compromising the sensitive information of patients.
- October 03, 2008
The Consensus Controls project aims to provide organizations with a peer review system for IT controls.
- August 28, 2008
Using visualization tools, security pros can build charts and graphs to make sense of complex log files and data and improve their company's security stance.
- July 21, 2008
A new framework aims to help health care organizations deal with multiple requirements and provide specifics lacking in HIPAA.
- June 03, 2008
An employee could have downloaded peer-to-peer (P2P) network software onto a hospital computer putting the data at risk.