Data breaches rose by 138% in 2014, and the healthcare industry accounted for 42% of those breaches. The healthcare industry is certainly under attack, but how bad was last year for the industry and patients?
A new report from Juniper Research suggests that by 2019 the cost of data breaches will hit a staggering $2.1 trillion. Fewer data breaches expected, but successful cyber security attacks are expected to increase.
There will be financial consequences for violators of HIPAA laws in Illinois. AG Lisa Madigan gets tough on offenders and files a lawsuit against BA, Filefax Inc. for dumping at least 1,500 medical records.
Termination of an employee’s contract after a clear HIPAA violation is not always justified according to a National Labor Reform Board judge.
Rocky Mountain Eye Center must offer to reinstate employee.