Healthcare breaches reported in February exposed data on 2 million people
Modern Healthcare, March 15, 2019
Providers, health plans and their business associates reported 31 data breaches to HHS' Office for Civil Rights in February.
Cutbacks by some doctors halved new opioid prescriptions over 5 years
The rate of first-time opioid prescriptions declined 54 percent between 2012 and 2017 in the U.S., largely because many doctors stopped prescribing the painkillers, according to a study of more than 86 million people covered by private insurance.