There are two things in your house right now you should protect at all costs: your health insurance card and prescription pill bottles. In the wrong hands, they are a license to steal. Jo Ellen Abou-Nader has seen it all […]

If someone has stolen your medical identity, the AARP says they can use your insurance to buy medicine, devices and even pay for surgeries in your name. It’s important to make sure that all charges you receive are legitimate and […]

CIO: Today It’s a Totally Different Kind of Attack Two years ago, a Utah Department of Health server was breached, allegedly by Eastern European hackers, and 780,000 individuals were impacted. Last month, the Montana health department confirmed a server breach […]

A massive health data breach is on the horizon, security experts say, that points to lackluster response to growing threats both by the industry and in Congress, according to Politico. Healthcare is the industry least-prepared for a cyberattack, according to […]

The health world is flirting with disaster, say the experts who monitor crime in cyberspace. A hack that exposes the medical and financial records of tens of thousands of patients is coming, they say — it’s only a matter of […]

Last year, nearly two million Americans became a victim of medical identity theft, 32 percent more than the year before. Today, medical identity theft accounts for 43 percent of all identity theft in the United States, and cases are rising faster […]

Industry experts say that medical identity theft is the fastest-growing form of identity theft in America today – and there’s no shortage of research to prove they’re right. The Ponemon Institute 2013 Survey on Medical Identity Theft sponsored by the […]

Financial identity theft may dominate the headlines, yet there’s a bigger threat that goes beyond what’s in your wallet or bank account. It’s medical identity theft, up about 20 percent last year. Personal data containing everything needed to commit financial […]

As Experian continues to serve a high volume of healthcare clients, it supports industry dialogue on topic of identity theft and fraud Costa Mesa, Calif., June 9, 2014 Experian Data Breach Resolution, a leader in helping businesses plan for and […]

Meredith Phillips, chief information privacy and security officer for Henry Ford Health System, has been appointed to the Medical Identity Fraud Alliance Board of Directors. Phillips, a Westland resident, will serve as vice president for three years. Henry Ford is […]