• Laptop theft is one of the most common causes of patient information breaches and it is growing more expensive for HIPAA-Covered entities as federal regulators crack down hard. Already this year, laptop thefts were central to two multi-million settlements with the Office of Civil Rights: $1.55MM settlement – North Memorial Health Care – Robbinsdale, Minnesota […]

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  • Karmanos Cancer Center Suffers Data Breach Involving Flash Drive

    DETROIT – The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Center is contacting 2,808 patients and family members of patients after becoming aware of a lost unencrypted flash drive that contained some patient information. The patients were treated at Karmanos’ Detroit and Farmington Hills locations. Karmanos officials said they have no knowledge or evidence of fraudulent or criminal […]

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