Fact Based List:

Top Ten Healthcare Data Breaches for 2017

Submitted by Nick Giardina on Mon, 12/18/2017 - 11:27


  1. Commonwealth Health Corporation reported that a former employee accessed certain patient billing information without authorization with 697,800 individuals potentially being affected
  2. Michigan-based Airway Oxygen,was the victim of a ransomware attack that likely affected 500,000 individuals
  3. Women’s Healthcare Group of Pennsylvania discovered that one of its practice locations had a server and workstation infected by a virus with 300,000 individuals possibly impacted
  4. Texas-based Urology Austin, experienced a ransomware attack othat may have involved the information of 279,663 individuals
  5. Pacific Alliance Medical Center became aware that its networked computer system had been affected by a cyber incident with 266,123 individuals likely affected by the incident
  6. Atlanta, Georgia-based Peachtree Neurological Clinic reported it had been the victim of a ransomware attack, potentially impacting 176,295 individuals
  7. Arkansas Oral & Facial Surgery Center experienced a ransomware attack on its computer network with 128,000 individuals possibly being affected
  8. Michigan-based McLaren Medical Group (MMG) had its computer system accessed by an unauthorized party, possibly impacting 106,008 individuals
  9. Harrisburg Gastroenterology may have experienced unauthorized patient information access affecting 93,323 individuals
  10. VisionQuest Eyecare cyber attack impacted 85,995 individuals


Source: HealthIT Security, December 13, 2017
Source URL: https://healthitsecurity.com/news/healthcare-ransomware-atta...



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