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The introduction of HITECH in 2009 gave the Office of Civil Rights (OCR) more muscle to enforce HIPAA and levy stiff penalties—up to $1.5 million per incident for some violations—for organizations failing to protect patient health information (PHI). In 2014 alone, OCR settled with seven entities for $8,065,220, an average of more than $1.15 million each. In 2012, OCR began a pilot audit program that is now in full swing.
In conversations about data breaches, whether it’s the most recent data breach at Big Box Store X or an event that exposes patients’ private information, the perception tends to be one of a nefarious hacker in a basement somewhere, furiously typing and overcoming digital security measures.