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The infographic below outlines some of the commonly reported reasons for a HIPAA violation in 2012.

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HIPAA violations infographic. 2012 HIPAA Violations. Type of breach and number instances. Theft occurred 39.1%. Loss occurred 36.4%. Hacking occurred 8.6%. Unauthorized access occurred 5.8%, improper disposal occurred .8%, and the remaining 9.4% is unknown.

2012 HIPAA Violations: Type of Breach and Number of Instances

  • Theft | 39.1%
  • Loss | 36.3%
  • Unknown | 9.4%
  • Hacking | 8.6%
  • Unauthorized Access | 5.8%
  • Improper disposal | 0.8%

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