8 Eye Care Providers Reeling From EMR Breach

An ophthalmology EMR solution, Eye Care Leaders, announced that it had been breached. The EMR first discovered the incident in December 2021. Upon investigation into the incident, it was found that at least eight eye care providers were impacted, affecting upwards of 342,000 patients. Providers affected by the EMR breach were notified of the incident on March 1, 2022, so that they may take steps to [...]

2023-07-26T14:45:02-04:00May 23rd, 2022|

Ransomware Causes Allscripts EHR Breach, HIPAA Violations

Ransomware breaches are becoming commonplace in healthcare settings, and this most recent attack is just another part of that pattern. Allscripts is an electronic health records (EHR) platform that provides services to hospitals, pharmacies, and ambulatory services across the country. In late January 2018, Allscripts was hit by a ransomware attack that shut down its Professionals EHR and Electronic Prescriptions for Controlled Substances (EPCS), among [...]

2023-08-08T09:35:10-04:00February 13th, 2018|