This infographic highlights key data points from our recently released breach report, which analyzes breach and enforcement data from HHS/OCR and other industry sources.
Some of the statistics to note include:
- Over 16.6 million patient health records were breached in 2016
- The largest single breach incident in 2016 accounted for over 21% of the total number of health records breached.
- The number of healthcare providers who experienced a hacking attack increased by 320% in 2016, compared to 2015.
- Over $23 million was paid to OCR as part of HIPAA settlements in 2016.