Two eye care entities – Simon Eye Management and U.S. Vision – are among the latest healthcare provider organizations recently reporting hacking breaches each affecting tens of thousands of individuals. One of the incidents involved a foiled wire transfer fraud attempt.
Delaware-based Simon Eye Management, a chain of clinics that provide eye exams, eyeglasses and surgical evaluations, reported on Sept. 14 to the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights a hacking incident involving email, affecting more than 144,000 individuals, according to the HHS HIPAA Breach Reporting Tool website listing health data breaches affecting 500 or more individuals.
New Jersey-based USV Optical Inc. – a subsidiary of U.S.Vision on Sept. 3 reported to HHS’ Office for Civil Rights a hacking IT incident involving a network server and affecting 180,000 individuals.