Health Data Management (HDM), using information compiled by Protenus Breach Barometer, published a list this week of the biggest health care data breaches so far in 2017.
The list used data accessible on the Office for Civil Rights website regarding self-reported breaches by health care entities. According to HDM, approximately 200 data breaches affecting more than 500 individuals have been reported to the OCR at the time the list was published.
The data breaches reported to date included compromised records totaling anywhere from a low of 25,000 records in one incident to 500,000 records in the largest one in 2017. The list can be accessed here.