The Identity Theft Resource Center reports that data breaches increased by 17 percent in 2019, with healthcare listed as a top industry impacted by these attacks.
OCR Issues Guidance for Sharing Patient Information Under the HIPAA Privacy Rule During Coronavirus Outbreak
In response to a rise in coronavirus cases, OCR has issued an announcement reminding physicians and healthcare organizations about the ways that patient information may be shared under HIPAA.
The FDA is cautioning healthcare organizations and providers about cybersecurity vulnerabilities identified for certain devices used to display patient information and monitor patient status.
ISMP says its list of “Top 10 Medication Errors and Hazards” should be addressed when developing a 2020 medication safety improvement plan.