Providers were among top targets for cyber attacks in 2016
Here are the top 10 healthcare data breaches of 2016, according to the breach website maintained by the Office for Civil Rights of the Department of Health and Human Services. Providers that were hacked provided responses to the allegations of the breaches within stories that Health Data Management reported this year.
3.62 million affected individuals
The attack affected patients, health plan members and beneficiaries, providers, and even those who bought food and beverages with a payment card. The hackers hit a “limited” number of computer services as well as the computer systems that process food and beverage purchases.
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