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TUESDAY, April 14, 2015 (HealthDay News) Breaches in data security exposed more than 29 million health records to potential criminal misuse between 2010 and 2013, a new study found. Most of the breaches occurred due to simple theft of a computer, with some criminal grabbing a tablet or laptop that contained sensitive and unencrypted medical records, researchers at. Security breaches involving hacking have nearly doubled in recent years, rising to 8.7 percent in 2013 compared with 4.7 percent in 2010, according to the study, published in the April 15 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association. TUESDAY, April 14, 2015 (HealthDay News) Breaches in data security exposed more than 29 million health records to potential criminal misuse between 2010 and 2013, a new study found.

Unauthorized Breaches of Medical Records on the Rise | HealthyWomen. Unauthorized Breaches of Medical Records on the Rise TUESDAY, April 14, 2015 (HealthDay News) Breaches in data security exposed more than 29 million health records to potential criminal misuse between 2010 and 2013, a new study found. The 2018 Marriott MAR, -2.75% breach, during which the hospitality company announced there had been unauthorized access of up to 383 million records, including passport numbers and payment card. The number of annual health data breaches increased 70% to 344 over the past seven years, with 75% of the breached, lost, or stolen records – 132 million – being breached by a “hacking. Security breaches involving hacking have nearly doubled in recent years, rising to 8.7 percent in 2013 compared with 4.7 percent in 2010, according to the study, published in the April 15 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association.

High-profile health care data breaches, like the recent attack on medical insurance giant Anthem that compromised the personal information of as many as 80 million Americans, are on the rise and. As health care providers store patients’ medical records digitally, some have left their files vulnerable to being exposed – and even sold on the black market, or the internet’s dark web. While the number of reported data breaches fell, June saw a 73.6% increase in the number of health records exposed in data breaches. 3,452,442 healthcare records were exposed in the 30 healthcare data breaches reported in June.

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Just as with the paper record, there are legal implications for changing the electronic medical record.

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