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Things you should know before going live with a Complete Data Breach Response Strategy

This “Data Breach Response – How To” article is part of our larger series by Heather Noonan.  So you find yourself in the debacle of a data breach? Where in the world do you begin? Your management team is sending you emails left and right, meetings have started to run amok, and you haven’t had […]

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Using Digital Forensics to Reduce Risks after a Healthcare Data Breach

The digital forensics that follow a healthcare data breach can be an important but sometimes a boring discussion topic.  It is one of those things that your health organization will outsource, a third party analysis is very important, so the organization often doesn’t have much direct influence or participation in the actual analysis of breached […]

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How to care for minors and decedents in a healthcare data breach

This “Data Breach Response – How To” article is part of our larger series by Heather Noonan. If you find that your healthcare data breach population includes minors or decedents, it is highly encouraged that you provide additional care for them. You already have a HIPAA privacy breach of personal identifiable information and now you […]

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The Long Tail of a Healthcare Data Breach Costs – Utah Extends Protection

Utah Health Department Data Breach victims are getting another year of identity theft protect after last years huge breach.  This comes on the heels of news coming from South Carolina that the state will offer tax subsidies for residents to buy credit monitor after a big security breach hit the state.  Unfortunately these two states […]

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How to segment groups within a diverse population of a healthcare data breach?

This “Data Breach Response – How To” article is part of our larger series by Heather Noonan. One of the critical questions with a healthcare data breach is the question of who was affected. Were their minors, elderly, HIV or cancer patients, pregnant mothers, high profile clients, employees; the list can go on and on […]

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How to address the fears of your patients after a healthcare data breach?

This “Data Breach Response – How To” article is part of our larger series by Heather Noonan.  So you want to tell your patients not to panic, everything will be fine, but how do you say that when you need to tell them that your hospital medical records system was hacked by an international hacking […]

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University of Connecticut notifies patients of data breach

Another day, Another healthcare data breach. “The University of Connecticut Health Center alerted patients on Friday that a former employee had breached 1,400 patient records. The Health Center learned that the employee inappropriately accessed names, addresses, dates of birth, some Social Security numbers and other health data on Jan. 7. As a result of the health […]

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Devil in the Details – Data Breach Notification Letter

A recent Healthcare data breach at the unpronounceable Froedtert Hospital reveals a key but often overlooked piece of data breach response – the breach notification letter. The patient TODAY’S TMJ4 spoke with says the letter she got from Froedtert is long, frightening and confusing. Now, she says it’s a big hassle to ensure her personal […]

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Data Breach & C-Suite

During the recent webinar hosted by AHA and ID Experts about the recent Ponemon study on Patient Privacy and Data Security, Michael Boyd had a great slide titled “But How Do I Convince Anyone.”  Boyd also told a story, and I’m paraphrasing, that after their data breach the CEO of Providence told the organization he […]

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Cyber Insurance for Healthcare Data Breach Response, Know the Differences

There are many ways to the skin a cat, and even more ways to handle a healthcare data breach response.  As more and more Healthcare organizations look into cyber insurance, or privacy insurance, understanding the different ways insurance carries approach breach response is key.  HealthIT Security has a great run down on the pros and […]

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