HealthcareInfoSecurity.com Week in Review: July 24, 2010
With the addition of the South Shore incident, the official federal list of major healthcare information breaches dating back to last September included 119 incidents affecting almost 5 million Americans as of July 22. About 20 incidents were added to the list in the last 30 days.
In a featured blog, security expert Rebecca Herold says that although a proposal to modify the HIPAA privacy, security and enforcement rules is not yet a final regulation, the time to prepare for compliance is now.
After listening to this overview, be sure to check out all of the week's news and views at HealthcareInfoSecurity.com.