Healthcare data breaches reach record high in April, 2019

Healthcare data breaches reach record high in April, 2019

Providers, health plans and their business associates reported 44 data breaches to the federal government last month.

That’s the highest number of healthcare breaches reported in a single month since HHS’ Office for Civil Rights began maintaining its online database of healthcare breaches in 2010, surpassing the previous record—exactly one year ago, April 2018—when healthcare groups reported 42 breaches to the agency.

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