IT Misconfiguration Leads to 15 Breach Reports

Letters From Texas Health Resources Hospitals Mailed to Wrong Recipients

… “The decision on the number of breach reports to file is likely based on each incident needing to be acknowledged separately, especially if more than one guarantor is involved,” notes Keith Fricke, principal consultant at tw-Security.

… “Changes made to technology settings, especially ones that impact processes involving access to or dissemination of patient information, should undergo more rigorous testing to validate the changes have not created any opportunity for unauthorized access,” Fricke says. “Quality control processes should catch these types of misconfigurations.”

 

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