CPW has previously covered the proliferation of data breaches, including in the healthcare context.  In a dramatic rebuttal of how the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Civil Rights’ (“OCR”) has historically enforced HIPAA, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals recently handed down a landmark decision vacating a multi-million dollar penalty that

Yesterday CPW covered how one hospital was recently hit with two data breach class actions after a former employee accessed patient records without authorization.  Well, for entities in the healthcare space looking to reduce their cybersecurity risk search no further-CPW’s Elliot Golding and Kristin Bryan published an article earlier this year in Law360 explaining

Healthcare data breaches are on the rise-recent estimates peg the number of patient records breached in 2019 as exceeding 41 million individuals.  Additionally, approximately 60% of all healthcare data breaches are caused by internal actors—a statistic underscored by consecutive data breach class actions filed against the Mayo Clinic concerning the unauthorized access of patient records.