120M Affected by Health Data Breaches Since 2009
More than 1,100 health data breaches affecting at least 120 million individuals have occurred since 2009, according to a review of HHS data. Industry experts expect the number of health data breaches to increase in 2015.
- "2015 Is Already the Year of the Health-Care Hack -- and it's Only Going To Get Worse." (Peterson, "The Switch," Washington Post, 3/20).