"Hackers likely first gained accessed to the server as far back as July 2013, according to DPHHS officials, but the breach was only discovered on May 15, 2014. An independently-conducted investigation confirmed May 22 the server had been accessed by outsiders."
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DAVID HARLOW is Principal of The Harlow Group LLC, a health care law and consulting firm based in Boston, MA. His twenty years’ experience in the public and private sectors affords him a unique perspective on legal, policy and business issues facing the health care community. David is adept at assisting clients in developing new paradigms for their business organizations, relationships and processes so as to maximize the realization of organizational goals in a highly regulated environment, in realms ranging from physician-hospital relationships to data privacy and security to facilities development to social media strategies to the avoidance of fraud and abuse. His blog, HealthBlawg, is highly regarded in both the legal and health policy blogging worlds. He is a charter member of the external Advisory Board of the Mayo Clinic Center for Social Media and the Public Policy Chair of the Society for Participatory Medicine. He speaks regularly before health care and legal industry groups on business, policy and legal matters. You should follow him on Twitter.