Among the 10 key findings in the report: in 2012, 21,194 reported breaches affecting fewer than 500 individuals. Such data breaches affected a total of 165,135 individuals. Of these data breaches 83 percent took place at a healthcare provider and 17 percent took place at a health plan.
"Of data breaches affecting fewer than 500 individuals in 2012, 83 percent took place at a healthcare provider."Healthcare organizations seeking to proactively detect breaches of PHI can utilize low-cost on-demand SaaS analytics services.
- US Department of Health and Human Services, Breach Report
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(a) 10 Key Findings from HHS' Latest Data Breach Report - www.BeckersHospitalReview.com, 06/18/2014