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Friday Aug 29 | Barron's

Which Stocks Benefit from Pennsylvania's Medicaid Expansion?

Yesterday afternoon, Pennsylvania announced that it would use federal dollars to pay private insurers to cover eligible Pennsylvanians.

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania, Financial Markets, Pennsylvania Government, Community Medical Center, Medicine, Community Health Care, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

Thu Aug 28, 2014

TechNewsWorld

Hacker Attacks on Healthcare Providers Jump 600 Percent

In the U.S., great care is taken to control the sharing of personal healthcare information.

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Related Topix: Computer Security, Science / Technology, Community Medical Center, Medicine, Community Health Care, Hospital Administration, Quorum, Healthcare Industry

Wed Aug 27, 2014

ITworld

Hospital data theft linked to unpatched Heartbleed-infected servers

If you've ever wondered why Microsoft says nothing about what it will fix in the monthly Patch Tuesday cycle, here is your answer.

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Business Journal

Why the CHS data breach hasn't phased investors

Shares of Community Health Systems climbed to a 52-week high of $53.82 this morning, surpassing Monday's newly-set high of $53.03.

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Business Journal

Lawsuit filed against Community Health Systems following data breach

In total, 206 hospitals around the country had data stolen by the breach, including Trinity Medical Center, which is owned by Community Health Systems.a Five Alabamians will be taking one hospital chain to court following a data breach that compromised the personal records of nearly 4.5 million people nationwide.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Community Health Care, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Community Medical Center, Quorum, Alabama

Tue Aug 26, 2014

CRN

Heartlbleed Attacks Still Actively Targeting Vulnerable Servers, Says IBM

The Heartbleed bug, the open-source vulnerability believed to have been behind the breach of possibly millions of leaked records at Community Health Systems, is being actively targeted by criminals despite widespread availability of patches for error-prone devices.

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Related Topix: Community Medical Center, Medicine, Community Health Care, Hospital Administration, Quorum, Healthcare Industry, Computer Security, Science / Technology

Business Journal

Class-action suit filed against Community Health Systems following data breach

Five Alabama residents have filed a class action lawsuit against Brentwood-based Community Health Systems following last week's announcement that the non-medical personal information of 4.5 million patients had been breached by Chinese hackers.

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Business Journal

Class-action suit filed against Community Health Systems following data breach

According to a report from the National Law Journal, the lawsuit, filed in the Northern district of Alabama, claims CHS' delay in confirming the attack - which took place in April and June but was not confirmed until July and not reported to the Securities and Exchange Commission until August - "deprived millions of former patients of critical time ... (more)

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

VentureBeat

The Chinese government has a clear motive to steal U.S. health data

The theft of data from 4.5 million patients last week sent shockwaves through the health industry.

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Related Topix: Computer Security, Science / Technology, Community Medical Center, Medicine, Community Health Care, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

Forbes.com

Assessing The Financial Impact Of 4.5 Million Stolen Health Records

I've spent the last 15 years in the tech startup community and I'm currently the Founder and CEO of iPatient - an online service designed to help transform the patient-provider dialog.

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Related Topix: Community Medical Center, Medicine, Community Health Care, Hospital Administration, Quorum, Healthcare Industry, Social Security, Personal Finance

Sun Aug 24, 2014

The Motley Fool

Hacking Hospitals: The Present and Future Threat to Your Data

Privacy advocates are up in arms about the latest data breach, in which hackers walked away with 4.5 million patient records after breaking into servers at Community Health Systems , a national hospital operator that recently acquired competitor Health Management Associates .

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Related Topix: Community Medical Center, Medicine, Community Health Care, Hospital Administration, Quorum, Healthcare Industry, Mercy Health System, Social Security, Personal Finance

Fri Aug 22, 2014

CRN

Five Companies That Had A Rough Week

Microsoft dealt with a faulty patch as well as a cloud outage, while VMware unintentionally publicized the fact that some people call its public cloud "vCheese."

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Related Topix: Community Medical Center, Community Health Care, Hospital Administration, Medicine, Quorum, Healthcare Industry

Business Journal

Health care companies beware: The hackers are at the gate

For health care organizations, the data security breach disclosed by Tennessee-based Community Health Systems is a huge wake-up call.

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ITworld

Turn, cough and verify your identity [CARTOON]

We learned this week that Chinese hackers recently stole data on 4.5 million patients from Community Health Systems, which was just one of many incidents of data stolen from U.S. medical establishments this year.

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Related Topix: Community Medical Center, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Community Health Care, Healthcare Industry, Quorum

Health Data Management

Nearly 7M Might Enroll Outside HIX Open Enrollment

Top Health Data Breaches Caused by Hackers : Hospital chain Community Health Systems now has the second-largest breach of any type in the era of breach notification, with 4.5 million patients being offered identity protection services after hackers in China attacked CHS information systems in April and June of 2014.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Hospital Administration, Community Health Care, Healthcare Industry, Community Medical Center, Quorum

Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

Chester, Lancaster hospital patients could be at risk after data breach

Community Health Systems – which operates eight hospitals in South Carolina including Chester Regional Medical Center and Springs Memorial Hospital in Lancaster – recently reported a cyber attack.

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Related Topix: Community Medical Center, Medicine, Community Health Care, Hospital Administration, Quorum, Healthcare Industry, South Carolina

ComputerWorld

US agencies to release cyberthreat info faster to healthcare industry

U.S government agencies will work to release cyberthreat information faster to the healthcare industry after a massive breach at hospital operator Community Health Systems, representatives of two agencies said.

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Business Journal

It's all about trust: What data breaches mean for hospitals, health systems

More than 4 million patients of Community Health Systems-affiliated physicians should soon be receiving letters announcing the news that their personal information, social security numbers included, appears to have found its way into the hands of Chinese hackers.

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Iol.co.za

Hackers used Heartbleed to breach system

Hackers who stole the personal data of about 4.5 million patients of hospital group Community Health Systems broke into the company's computer system by exploiting the "Heartbleed" internet bug, making it the first known large-scale cyber attack using the flaw, according to a security expert.

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Related Topix: Computer Security, Science / Technology, Community Medical Center, Medicine, Community Health Care, Hospital Administration, Quorum, Healthcare Industry

Medical News

Internet security is growing concern at health care sites

The recent hacker attack against Community Health Systems highlights concerns about patient privacy as hospitals, doctors and other providers move to use more electronic records.

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Related Topix: Computer Security, Community Medical Center, Medicine, Science / Technology, Community Health Care, Hospital Administration, Quorum, Healthcare Industry

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