Tag Archives: Data

At UVM Health Network, Advancing an Integrated Health System’s Initiatives through Data Governance Strategies

The Burlington, Vermont-based University of Vermont (UVM) Health Network was created in October 2011, when what was then known as Fletcher Allen Health (now the University of Vermont Health) in Burlington, Vermont, and Central Vermont Medical Center in Berlin, Vermont, signed an affiliation agreement. Six hospitals—the University of Vermont Medical Center, Alice Hyde Medical Center,… Read More »

Atrium Health breach: Data from 2.65M patients potentially exposed

Billing information of some 2.65 million people – including Social Security numbers, birth dates and addresses – may have been compromised at Atrium Health in a “cyber incident” involving the databases of one of its vendors. WHAT HAPPENEDCharlotte, North Carolina-based Atrium – formerly known as Carolinas HealthCare System – was contacted by its billing company,… Read More »

More than half of health data breaches triggered internally, study finds

Dive Brief: Breaches of protected health information can seriously harm an organization’s brand and finances, but little is known about how breaches occur and the steps organizations take to prevent a recurrence, according to a research letter in JAMA Internal Medicine. The researchers analyzed 1,138 breach cases that occurred between Oct. 21, 2009, and Dec. 31,… Read More »