Providers were among top targets for cyber attacks in 2016
Cyber attacks hit nine providers and a business associate in the 10 largest hacks of 2016. The number of records accessed were down significantly from 2015, when hackers were able to break into records of large insurers.
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.