700,000 Patients Affected by August Healthcare Breaches

August was another month that saw several large healthcare breaches. There were a total of 44 August healthcare breaches reported to the Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR), affecting 710,279 patients. Most of the August healthcare breaches were classified as Hacking/IT Incidents, accounting for 64% of reported breaches.  The following were the most impactful August healthcare breaches: Hacking/IT Incidents [...]