TITLE

Ubiquitous problem: Records of nearly 8 million patients exposed: HHS

AUTHOR(S)
Conn, Joseph
PUB. DATE
September 2011
SOURCE
Modern Healthcare;9/12/2011, Vol. 41 Issue 37, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the breaches of personal health information disclosed by the Office for Civil Rights of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) affecting the records of about 7.9 million patients. The breach report indicates the number of small breaches as well as larger breaches, including some whoppers, which affected millions of individuals. Stanford Hospital & Clinics had taken action after it discovered a breach of records of its emergency department patients.
ACCESSION #
65810832

 

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