Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Over 29,000 Breaches of Patient Medical Information Reported to HHS/OCR

Between September 2009 and February 2011, HIPAA covered entities have reported breaches of unsecured protected health information to the HHS Office for Civil Rights, totaling:
  • Over 29,000 breach of medical privacy impacting fewer than 500 individuals.
  • 241 breach of medical privacy impacting more than 500 individuals.
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A few recent medical privacy breaches include: Sources:
(a) Federal Update on HIPAA/HITECH Privacy - 19th HIPAA Summit, March 2011

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