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Medical data breaches soar, according to study

Security breaches among healthcare organizations are soaring. That’s the conclusion of the Second Annual Benchmark Study on Patient Privacy and Data Security

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HITECH Act Breached Individuals Skyrocket in Latest OCR Web Site Posting

OCR reported a total of 364 such breaches, up from 345 in its previous post in October.  The 364 breaches have impacted 18,190,451 persons in breaches reported by covered entities from September 22, 2009—the day prior to the effective date of the Breach Notification Rule—to September 14, 2011

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TRICARE, the U.S. military health program, has reported a massive breach affecting protected health information for 4.9 million patients

TRICARE, the U.S. military health program, has reported a massive breach affecting protected health information for 4.9 million patients in 10 states treated in San Antonio military facilities between 1992 and Sept. 7, 2011.

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