4.6M California Residents Affected by Health Data Breaches Since 2009, HHS Data Show
HHS data show that since 2009 about 4.6 million California residents have had their personal health information breached or stolen. Nationwide, nearly 32 million U.S. residents have been affected by health data breaches, according to the data. Experts say the data raise concerns about security measures being taken as the federal government pushes providers to adopt electronic health records.
- "Millions of Electronic Medical Records Breached" (Campbell/Schoch, Orange County Register, 7/7).