Healthcare News & Insights

Hospital waits 15 months to send data breach notification

For healthcare organizations, preventing 100% of all data breaches is likely impossible. That’s why it’s important for providers to have a data breach response plan ready — before an incident occurs. Here’s one point to keep in mind: 

Discharged patient commits murder-suicide — were her docs to blame?

Can doctors be held responsible for the actions of a mentally ill patient they treated four months earlier? A new court case aims to find out.