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Beckers Hospital Review Cybersecurity Feed


( 1.7 million patients affected in Oregon Health Plan data breach
Aug 4th 2023, 15:28

An estimated 1.7 million Oregon Health Plan members have been ( affected by a coordinated data hack.

( Hospitals, health systems experiencing cybersecurity incidents
Aug 4th 2023, 15:02

Here are six hospitals and health systems dealing with cyberattacks Becker's has reported on since July 25:

( HCA facing new lawsuit related to data breach
Aug 4th 2023, 10:35

Nashville, Tenn.-based HCA Healthcare is facing the fifth lawsuit from patients relating to a July ( data breach that compromised the information of 11 million patients, ( reported Aug. 4.

( Hospitals around the country affected by Prospect Medical ransomware attack
Aug 4th 2023, 09:50

A ransomware attack is affecting hospitals around the country owned and operated by Prospect Medical Holdings, a 16-hospital system based in Culver City, Calif.

( Ransomware shuts down facilities at Connecticut health system
Aug 3rd 2023, 17:36

A cyberattack at Manchester-based Eastern Connecticut Health Network is causing closures and emergency room diversions, ( NBC Connecticut reported Aug. 3.

( Henry Ford Health System faces data breach lawsuit
Aug 3rd 2023, 12:22

Detroit-based Henry Ford Health System is facing a lawsuit for a March 30 data breach that compromised the protected health information of 168,000 patients, ( Top Class Actions reported Aug. 2. 

( Tennessee heart clinic's IT network hacked
Aug 3rd 2023, 11:24

The Chattanooga (Tenn.) Heart Institute ( identified a suspected cybersecurity attack on its IT network in April, and an investigation confirmed that an unauthorized third party accessed the network and obtained copies of confidential patient data.

( Hospitals double the odds of a data breach during merger period, study finds
Aug 3rd 2023, 11:15

Hospitals that merge are particularly vulnerable to data breaches in the period during and right after the acquisitions, according to ( research at the University of Texas at Dallas.

( Healthcare organizations caught in the massive MOVEit breach
Aug 2nd 2023, 16:37

The MOVEit data breach continues to take more victims across a variety of industries, including hospitals and health systems across the U.S. as well as CMS. 

( Cautious but empowered, providers navigate multiple risks
Jul 31st 2023, 21:06

With healthcare’s shift toward digitization and customer centricity, business and operations risks are also evolving, requiring a rethinking of risk management and controls. As organizations look to transform their operations, they need to be vigilant in anticipating and managing their risks in compliance, operations, finance and technology. Amid these daunting challenges, however, lies opportunity. With the right approach, coordination and tools, providers can mitigate these risks and emerge stronger to deliver better value to their many stakeholders.

( Pennsylvania hospital faces lawsuit for Meta Pixel tool
Jul 31st 2023, 16:59

Heritage Valley Health System, based in Beaver, Pa., is facing a lawsuit for allegedly using pixel tracking technology on its website that allowed third parties to gain access to some patients' protected health information.

( Lehigh Valley Health Network lawyer scrutinizes data breach lawsuit
Jul 31st 2023, 16:01

Lawyers for Allentown, Pa.-based Lehigh Valley Health Network filed a court motion stating that lawyers representing a data breach lawsuit filed against them improperly downloaded patient data from the dark web in an "attempt to gain a strategic advantage in the case," ( The Morning Call reported July 29. 

( Hackers threaten to auction Oklahoma hospital data
Jul 31st 2023, 15:58

Ransomware gang Karakurt has allegedly stolen genetic DNA patient records from McAlester (Okla.) Regional Health Center and is planning to auction them off Aug. 1, ( Cybernews reported July 31. 

( How Tampa General Hospital thwarted a ransomware attack
Jul 31st 2023, 10:31

Hackers had access to Tampa (Fla.) General Hospital's IT network for three weeks, the ( Tampa Bay Times reported.

( Healthcare leads industries in data breach costs for 13th straight year
Jul 28th 2023, 16:28

The average cost of a data breach reached a new global high in 2023, but it was still less than half the average healthcare data breach cost, a July 24 IBM (*o826lw*_ga*MjExNTYxMDM0NS4xNjkwNTUwMzYw*_ga_FYECCCS21D*MTY5MDU1MDM2MC4xLjEuMTY5MDU1Mjk5OS4wLjAuMA..) report found.

( CMS hit in MOVEit software breach
Jul 28th 2023, 15:57

The personal health information of 612,000 Medicare beneficiaries has been ( breached from CMS contractor Maximus Federal Services.

( UC Davis Health employee's email account hacked
Jul 28th 2023, 10:59

An employee email account from Sacramento, Calif.-based UC Davis Health was ( accessed by an unauthorized party, potentially breaching some patients' protected health information. 

( Hospitals, health systems facing lawsuits for data breaches
Jul 28th 2023, 10:41

Several hospitals and health systems across the U.S. are facing lawsuits regarding data breach incidents that compromised patients' protected health information.

( Florida requiring cybersecurity training in wake of hospital breaches
Jul 27th 2023, 18:12

Florida is requiring all state employees to undergo cybersecurity training through the CyberSecureFlorida Training Initiative, according to a July 27 report from FOX 13 News.

( Hospitals looks to minimize 3rd party cyber risk
Jul 27th 2023, 16:26

After a ( series of data breaches resulting from third-party MOVEit software, industry group Health 3rd Party Trust Initiative is ( getting together with hospitals to crack down on vendor breaches.

Forwarded by:
Michael Reeder LCPC
Baltimore, MD


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