Hospitals might be getting better at breach reporting

April was the second straight month where breached healthcare entities improved the time it took to detect security incidents and how quickly they then alerted the government. For the second straight month, hospitals posted improved data breach reporting times, according to the monthly Breach Barometer jointly published by Protenus and Databreaches.net. Thirty-four incidents involving protected health information or medical data happened in April. That’s five fewer than the 39 incidents that took place in March but three more than the...