Wednesday, October 15, 2014
BREACH: Multiple Healthcare Entities Reporting Breaches
Penn Highlands Brookville, one of four hospitals that comprise the Pennsylvania-based Penn Highlands Healthcare, has announced that it is offering identity protection services to about 4,500 patients who potentially were affected by a possible data breach on a physician's server, Health Data Management reports.
We previously reported on Touchtone Medical Imaging.
University of California-Davis Health System has sent notices to 1,326 patients after a physician's email account was hacked, compromising the security of their protected health information, Clinical Innovation & Technology reports.
UC-Davis discovered the breach on Sept. 26 (Walsh, Clinical Innovation & Technology, 10/14). According to Healthcare IT News, the breach occurred on Sept. 25.