by Hoala Greevy Founder CEO of Paubox
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Forrest General Hospital suffers HIPAA email breach

by Hoala Greevy Founder CEO of Paubox

Paubox HIPAA Email Breach

On February 1, 2018, Forrest General Hospital submitted a HIPAA Email Breach to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

Located in Mississippi, the Forrest General Hospital email breach affected 1670 individuals’ protected health information.

Forrest General Hospital is classified as a Healthcare Provider.

HHS Wall of Shame

The HHS Wall of Shame is a website under the jurisdiction of HHS that lists all HIPAA breaches reported within the last 24 months. The Wall of Shame displays breaches that are currently under investigation by the Office for Civil Rights.

As part of section 13402(e)(4) of the HITECH Act, the HHS Secretary must post a list of breaches of unsecured protected health information affecting 500 or more individuals.

HIPAA Breach Report

The Paubox HIPAA Breach Report analyzes breaches that affected 500 or more individuals as reported in the HHS Wall of Shame.

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