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Healthcare businesses urged to be vigilant following last week’s large-scale data breach of e-script provider MediSecure  National Cyber Security Coordinator, Lieutenant General Michelle McGuinness, is warning healthcare providers that while …

E-script provider hit with large-scale ransomware data breach  Cyber security experts say a major data breach affecting customers of script provider MediSecure is a nationally significant incident, which will test …

Healthcare providers continue to top the list for data breach notifications with malicious attacks and human error as the main factors  More than one-in-five data breaches reported to the Office …

Hospital pharmacist dismissed after accessing thousands of patient records without authorisation  An investigation into a data breach at Melbourne’s Alfred Hospital has revealed that a pharmacist accessed more than 7000 medical …

Australia’s health sector is continuing to record the highest number of notifiable data breaches of any industry, despite fall in incident numbers, report reveals  Data from the Office of the …

Pharmacists must be mindful of privacy and confidentiality obligations when accessing patients’ My Health Records (MHRs)  All pharmacy staff need to be trained on their store’s privacy and confidentiality policies …

Australian pharmacies are facing ever more data threats, with natural disasters and even the war in Ukraine leading to security alerts. Andrew McManus from Fred IT explains the risks and …

A health practitioner who inappropriately accessed electronic health records 154 times has been struck off after a colleague tipped off authorities An enrolled nurse has been struck off the register …

Here’s what you need to know about the new laws that require notification regarding patient data breaches, by Stephanie McGrath Earlier this year, Australia enacted laws requiring businesses to notify patients, …

A cybersecurity expert has warned pharmacies about data breaches, saying big systems such as Medicare and MHR are actually harder to hack than small businesses There have been 11 billion …

Protecting patient privacy, data and health information to meet industry requirements By Sara Jost, Global Healthcare Industry Lead, BlackBerry The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) has just reported that …

Kos Sclavos focuses on the new mandatory data breach notification laws and what impact they may have on pharmacy The new mandatory data breach notification laws which commenced 22 February …