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First Choice Community Healthcare and Arlington Skin Notify Patients About Cyberattacks

HIPAA Journal

Arlington Skin Notifies 17,468 Patients About Electronic Medical Record Data Breach. VPN Solutions managed the electronic medical records of patients of Arlington Skin via the Allscripts practice management solution and electronic medical records platform. Dr. Michelle A.

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Kaiser Permanente Fined $450,000 for CMIA Violations Due to Mailing Error

HIPAA Journal

Kaiser Permanente has been fined $450,000 by the California Department of Managed Care (CDMC) for impermissibly disclosing the confidential and protected health information (PHI) of up to 167,095 health plan members. As a result of that failure to act, a further 175,000 mailings were potentially sent to incorrect addresses.

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HIPAA-Compliant Waste Management

Sharps Compliance

All healthcare providers and their business associates have an ethical and legal obligation to follow the provisions under The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). HIPAA rules went into effect in 2003. HIPAA rules went into effect in 2003.

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Cybersecurity and HIPAA Overview Training for Healthcare Personnel

American Medical Compliance

To become certified, please visit us at: American Medical Compliance (AMC). Understanding HIPAA Compliance The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), enacted in 1996, is a critical regulation in the United States that sets the standard for protecting sensitive patient data.

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PHI of Over 500,000 Individuals Potentially Compromised in 4 Security Incidents

HIPAA Journal

Over 500,000 individuals have been affected by cyberattacks on Norwood Clinic, PracticeMax, Central Indiana Orthopedics, and an unauthorized electronic medical record incident at Ascension Michigan. Norwood Clinic. Ascension Michigan.

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“Complexity is Profitable” in U.S. Healthcare – How to Save a Quarter-Trillion Dollars

Health Populi

health care administrative spend that could be freed up to, for example, cover more peoples’ health insurance or extend food benefits to bolster nutrition security and prevent physical wasting during cancer treatment for a person enrolled in Medicaid.

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700,000 Patients Affected by Yuma Regional Medical Center Ransomware Attack

HIPAA Journal

YRMC said the files exfiltrated from its systems included names, Social Security numbers, health insurance information, and limited medical information. YRMC said its electronic medical record system was not accessed. Notification letters have recently been sent to affected individuals.