Ryan M. Krisby,
Health Care Held Ransom: Modifications to Data Breach Security & the Future of Health Care Privacy Protection,
28 Health Matrix
Available at: https://scholarlycommons.law.case.edu/healthmatrix/vol28/iss1/6
The article highlights the need of modification in the U.S. Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), as the federal data breach security regulation fails to adequately protect patient data. Topics discussed include data breach security under HIPAA; need of modifications that address these inadequacies concerning ransomware; and actions by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission to provide an impetus for healthcare organizations to carry out data security modifications.