Oct 212014
 

One of the recent additions to HHS’s public breach tool was an entry for Graybill Medical Group in California, who reported a breach that affected 1,863 patients. A notice on their web site explains that on October 20, they notified affected patients whose protected health information was accidentally disclosed when x-ray films slated for secure destruction were mistakenly placed in [...]

Oct 212014
 

Dothan First reports: Just days before he is scheduled to be sentenced on identity theft charges the man arrested for stealing patient’s personal information from Flowers Hospital is seeking to withdraw his guilty plea. Karmarian Millender claims he is not the only one involved in the scheme. He also claims to be a victim of [...]

Oct 212014
 

The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services’ Indian Health Service (IHS) has been responding to a breach by a contract physician that affected patients at three IHS facilities. The IHS, an agency in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, provides a comprehensive health service delivery system for approximately 2.1 million American Indians and Alaska Natives. On [...]