Health Industry Response to Breach Varies Widely

Western Health Screening Breach Affects 15,326 Patients
– Health Data Management

Health Data Management quoted Manatt’s Robert Belfort, a partner with Manatt Health, in an article about a data breach at Western Health Screening.

The company is offering three tiers of protective services to affected individuals whose information may have been on the flash drive that was in a stolen company car.

Although it is not certain whether Social Security numbers may have been compromised, Belfort said, “If SSNs were not involved, the offer would seem very generous. Although in my experience, there is a wide variation in how healthcare organizations treat these matters.”

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