Health insurer Excellus penalized $5.1M by HHS for data breach

by Joe Warminsky

The incident dates back to the era of well-publicized hacks on corporations such as Target, Sony and Home Depot.

U. of Washington Medicine learned it exposed info on 974k people after a patient found their data on Google

by Jeff Stone

The information in question become inaccessible on Dec. 4, 2018 “due to an internal human error,” the hospital system said.

HHS working on cyber guidelines for health industry

by Shaun Waterman

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, taking a cue from Congress, has begun developing principles and best practices for cybersecurity in health care, officials said Tuesday.