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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


Advocate Health Care HIPAA Breach (2016) In August 2016, Advocate Health Care Network —one of the largest healthcare systems in Illinois—agreed to settle potential violations of Privacy and Security Rules for $5.55 This settlement was the largest HIPAA settlement at that time. License revocation or suspension. Patient privacy.