Why?

  • Lawsuits resulting from stolen patient data
  • Costly breach remedies
  • Expensive audit fines
  • Negative social media

Healthcare Security Breach Statistics

  • 32 million individual’s PHI has been exposed
  • For 2014: 49% of all breaches in healthcare industry
  • 19% of healthcare orgs breached past 12 months (Avg. Cost Per Breach: $807,571)
  • Rate of Increase per year – 26%

Provider HIPAA/HITECH Fines

  • OCR levied over $10 million in fines in past 12 months
  • $4,800,000: New York Presbyterian Hospital
  • $150,000: Adult & Pediatric Dermatology, P.C.
  • $1,725,000: Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
Breach Healthcare!

Are “you” at risk of damaging your practice or reputation?

“There are now only two types of companies left in the United States: those that have been hacked and those that don’t know they’ve been hacked. “
Robert Mueller III, Director of the FBI