HIPAA Security Breach

CHS Starts Notification Process Following Huge Breach

HIPAA Security BreachCommunity Health Systems’ massive security breech is sure to create a new round of proposed security compliance regulations on the legislative front.  Because of the requirements in Meaningful Use Stage 2, for better or for worse, every health care provider must contend with security issues.  As the security conversation heats up I’m sure we’ll see many legislative proposals in the months to come…

Hospital chain Community Health Systems, which suffered a massive breach of protected health information, on August 20 will formally notify the HHS Office for Civil Rights and media outlets and begin the patient notification process, as well as post notices on its websites, a spokesperson tells Health Data Management […]