So far in 2018, 15 health data breaches have been reported to federal regulators, affecting a combined total of nearly 391,000 individuals.
But despite numerous ransomware attacks in the healthcare sector grabbing headlines, relatively few such incidents are showing up on the official federal tally. That could be because organizations are inappropriately underreporting these incidents. In some cases, however, investigations may have determined the attacks did not compromise patients’ protected health information.
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