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In March, 63 breaches of 500 or more records were reported to OCR, which is a 46.51% increase from February.
The number of healthcare data breaches reported over the past three months has remained fairly flat
January is usually one of the quietest months of the year for healthcare data breaches and last month was no exception.
For the first time since 2015, there was a year-over-year decline in the number of data breaches reported to the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights (OCR).
- January 16, 2023
The number of reported healthcare data breaches declined for the second successive month,
- December 21, 2022
November was a relatively quiet month for healthcare data breaches with 31% fewer breaches reported than the previous month.
- November 23, 2022
October was the worst month of the year to date for healthcare data breaches, with 71 breaches reported and more than 6 million records breached.
- October 21, 2022
63 data breaches of 500 or more records were reported to the HHS’ Office for Civil Rights in September, bringing an end to the downward trend in data breaches seen over the previous three months.
- September 19, 2022
For the third successive month, the number of healthcare data breaches reported to the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights has fallen.
- August 22, 2022
In July 2022, 66 healthcare data breaches of 500 or more records were reported to the Department of Health.