Tag Archives: HIPAA Breach

Paying for a HIPAA Breach: Cyber Insurance Covering

A $2.3 million HIPAA settlement by 21st Century Oncology from mid-December 2017 seemed to mostly fly under the radar. A combination of events seems to have helped push the low profile, namely lack of an announcement by the Office for … Continue reading

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Rocket Pace, But To Where?

Not a day goes by (or many posts on The Pulse Blog) without a discussion of the rapid increase in data breaches impacting the healthcare industry. Information and statistics in this regard are inescapable. For instance, the so-called “Wall of … Continue reading

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Data Protection Remains Shaky

Data remains exposed in significant numbers in the healthcare industry. The monthly┬áProtenus┬áBreach Barometer shows that the trend of at least one breach per day in a month is continuing. To be specific, Protenus and Databreaches.net showed 37 breaches being disclosed … Continue reading

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