Healthcare News & Insights

Hospital employees fired for snooping

Many insider threats at health care organizations are employees who steal information to commit fraud or sell it to criminals. However, there’s another common type of insider theft that can get providers in serious HIPAA trouble: when employees let their curiosity get the better of them and view or copy information they aren’t authorized to access. 

70% of healthcare facilities hit by data breaches – staff most often to blame

As more hospitals and medical practices convert patient data to electronic health records, those organizations must take steps to improve security. The first step: