Hospital Fines Accumulating in HIPAA Violations

May 12, 2014 | For a 2010 data breach affecting almost 7,000 patients, New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University Medical Center have now agreed to pay a combined $4.8 million in fines. While data breaches of electronic health records remain common, there is some evidence that hospitals as a whole have improved their security measures in recent years. Government Health IT


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