Over 1,400 Health Data Breaches, but Few Fines
Since October 2009, health care organizations and their business partners have reported 1,419 large-scale data breaches, each affecting at least 500 people, to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Of those, nineteen breaches have resulted in fines. Related Story »
Breaches in reverse chronological order. Showing 1,419 breaches below.
= Fine Issued
Each section represents a breach
Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights, Data last accessed on December 18, 2015.
Note: One breach resulted in fines against two separate organizations. Details for each breach are self-reported by the affected organization.