confidential iStock_000039462718_LargeWe are seeing more healthcare data breaches occur, and our experience shows that the causes and severity of these breaches are changing, as well.

For the second year in a row, the BakerHostetler Data Security Incident Response Report demonstrates that healthcare breaches continue to be the highest percentage of incidents that we handled in 2015. This year’s Report provides insights generated from the review of more than 300 incidents that our attorneys advised on in 2015. The report confirms the prevalence of public healthcare data breaches as a result of the implementation of the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Omnibus Rule. Read more >>