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Health Data Outside HIPAA: The Wild West of Unprotected Personal Data

Deven McGraw Vince Kuraitis By VINCE KURAITIS and DEVEN McGRAW This post is part of the series “The Health Data Goldilocks Dilemma: Privacy? Sharing? Both?” “…the average patient will, in his or her lifetime, generate about 2,750 times more data related to social and environmental influences than to clinical factors” –McKinsey analysis The McKinsey “2,750 times” statistic… Read More »

Phishing aimed at payroll direct deposits also hits patient data

Wise Health System is notifying about 36,000 patients that their health information may have been compromised after several employees were victimized by a phishing attack. Also See: How regular phishing drills keep providers’ data safe At Wise Health, a three-hospital delivery system in the Fort Worth region of Texas, intruders obtained usernames and passwords and… Read More »