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breach notification

July 23, 2015  1:39 PM

In wake of UCLA health data breach, security expert says providers should be forthcoming

Shaun Sutner Shaun Sutner Profile: Shaun Sutner
breach notification, HIPAA, patient data privacy

The 4.5 million people who had their health and financial records potentially exposed in a hack of the UCLA Health provider system were not the only victims of the breach, which UCLA officials said they first started looking into nearly a year ago. Apparently, so was the full intent of theĀ 

July 30, 2010  12:31 PM

Breach notification final rule withdrawn from OMB review

Beastwood Profile: Beastwood
breach notification, HIPAA violations

Health care officials have been waiting months for federal officials to finalize the breach notification final rule. That wait will continue,...

April 16, 2010  8:52 AM

Office for Civil Rights updates systems for breach notifications

JeanD Profile: JeanD
breach notification, Office for Civil Rights

The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has announced it is modifying its Program Information Management Systems (PIMS) to accommodate the release of notifications of privacy breaches. Under the HITECH Act, organizations covered by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) must...

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