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BREACH REPORT 2014: Protected Health Information (PHI)
As of December 31, 2014, a total of 1,170 large breaches of PHI affecting 40.8 million patients had been reported since HITECH went into effect in 2009. Last year alone, nearly 9 million heath records were breached, more than 50% as a resulting of hacking incidents. In its annual report, Redpsin provides in-depth analysis of the history of large PHI data breaches, year-over-year trends, and the operational areas most in need of improvement.