10 biggest patient data breaches in 2021

In 2021, 578 healthcare organizations reported to HHS more than 41.45 million individuals being affected by data breaches.

Below are the 10 incidents reported to HHS in 2021 with the greatest number of people affected.

  1. Florida Healthy Kids Corp. (Tallahassee): 3.5 million individuals affected

  2. 20/20 Eye Care Network (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.): 3.25 million individuals affected

  3. Forefront Dermatology (Manitowoc, Wis.): 2.41 million individuals affected

  4. NEC Health Networks (San Antonio): 1.66 million individuals affected

  5. Eskenazi Health (Indianapolis): 1.52 million individuals affected

  6. Kroger pharmacies (Cincinnati): 1.47 million individuals affected

  7. St. Joseph's/Candler Health System (Savannah, Ga.): 1.4 million individuals affected

  8. University Medical Center Southern Nevada (Las Vegas): 1.3 million individuals affected

  9. American Anesthesiology (Mount Kisco, N.Y.): 1.27 million individuals affected

  10. Practicefirst Medical Management Solutions and PBS Medcode (Buffalo, N.Y.): 1.21 million individuals affected

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