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SAC Health Theft Incident and Multiple Ransomware Attacks Reported

HIPAA Journal

The break-in was discovered on March 4, 2022, with the subsequent investigation confirming on April 22, 2022, that six boxes of paper documents had been stolen from the facility, which included files relating to patients served by SAC Health in 1997 and between 2006 and 2020.

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Key Healthcare Compliance Examples To Understand Its Importance


The breach occurred in 2013 when four unencrypted laptops containing the electronic protected health information (ePHI) of over 4 million patients were stolen from an Advocate Health administrative building. License revocation or suspension. Patient privacy.


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SQA Regulatory Surveillance Summary 4 | Monthly Update 2021


The new regulation, RDC 478/2021 , repeals economic monitoring and reporting processes previously established under RDC 185/2006, and initially reduces the number of medical device types for which economic monitoring will be required. Guidance on the Licensing of Biosimilar Products, 06 May 2021. 10 May 2021.

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What are the Penalties for HIPAA Violations?

HIPAA Journal

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 placed a number of requirements on HIPAA-covered entities to safeguard the Protected Health Information (PHI) of patients, and to strictly control when PHI can be divulged, and to whom. 2020 saw the second-largest settlement to resolve HIPAA violations.