Health care data breaches

June 18, 2019

Data Breaches  In the Healthcare Sector.  Breaches are widely observed in the healthcare sector and can be caused by many different types of incidents, including credential-stealing malware, an insider who either purposefully or accidentally discloses patient data, or lost laptops or other devices.

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Neighborcare Health

We are the largest community health provider in Seattle focusing on low-income and uninsured families and individuals, immigrants and the homeless. We serve over 55,000 patients per year through 27 medical, dental and school based clinics, as well as programs in the community. We ask everyone to pay what they can, but no one is turned away due to inability to pay. With the help of our partners and donors, we work to make our city a healthier and safer place for everyone. The mission of Neighborcare Health is to provide comprehensive health care to families and individuals who have difficulty accessing care; respond with sensitivity to the needs of our culturally diverse patients; and advocate and work with others to improve the overall health status of the communities we serve.

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