2017 HIPAA Breaches Are Set to Double Last Year’s Figure

2016 was a record year for large HIPAA breaches, with covered U.S. healthcare entities reporting 133 cases. This year is on pace to more than double that figure, with 221 major breaches reported to federal authorities already, as of Sept. 20, government records show*.

Healthcare organizations are more susceptible to breaches due to the recent rise in medical billing scams where hackers target patient information, health insurance numbers and treatment information.

This industry report reviews best practices that enterprises will need to safeguard information and continue to meet rigorous compliance regulations. The full report is available to download from the FollowMe web site.

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Ringdale invented FollowMe and the print roaming technology in 1997 and has continued to be at the forefront of the industry for over three decades. With offices in the United States, United Kingdom, Singapore and Japan, Ringdale has a strong global partner network and relationships with the world’s leading printing manufacturers including Brother, Canon, Hewlett Packard, Lexmark, Konica Minolta, Kyocera Mita, Oce, OKI, Ricoh, Samsung, Sharp, Toshiba and Xerox.

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