Federal agencies investigating how hacker gained access to patient data

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans The FBI and other federal agencies are continuing to investigate a cyberattack that hacked personal information from 4.5 million U.S. health patients, including those at Spartanburg-based Mary Black Health System. Authorities determined in July that Community Health Systems, Inc. was […]…

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Patient info stolen in hacker attack

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Hospital operator Community Health Systems says a cyber attack took information on more than 4 million patients from its computer network earlier this year. That may impact patients and families in the Eastern Carolinas. The Franklin, Tennessee, company says no […]…

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Ebola patient heading to Atlanta for treatment

Photo: Jack Kearse/Emory University The state of the lethal outbreak of Ebola has worsened in West Africa with a total of over nine hundred deaths in more than three countries. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), on Thursday, sent out a warning to Americans to avoid nonessential traveling…

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The DeKalb Health Patient Information Exposed By The DataBreach

The Indiana’s DeKalb Health recently announced that some patient information may have been exposed when a server operated by the third-party vendor “was the main target of an overseas hacking attack” ( h/t Becker’s Hospital) The hospital learned on February 12, 2014 that the personal information of 17 users of…

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Hospital – Patient Accounts IT Administration $90-120K

Details: Hospital Patient Accounts Operational IT Administration 90-120K Data processing, Systems Analysis, Design and Implementation of Patient Accounting applications. EDI, ANSI enrollment oversight. Oversee the entire Information Systems process of Patient Accounts and receivables. Works collaboratively with Systems and department wide internal business partners to direct the IT administration of…

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Cellphone containing patient information lost

UK contacted more than 800 patients last week about a UK HealthCare employee’s phone that was lost, which contained patient health information. View full post on cellphone security – Yahoo! News Search Results View full post on National Cyber Security

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Lawyer loses hard drive with patient records

A Baltimore law firm lost a portable hard drive containing information about its cases, including medical records for 161 stent patients suing cardiologist Mark G. Midei for alleged malpractice at St. Joseph Medical Center in Towson. The drive was lost Aug. 4 by an employee of the firm Baxter, Baker,…

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