Shedding Some Light on the Problem of Medical Data Loss

By:  Heather Landi, Published on Healthcare Informatics on December 16, 2015 While the healthcare industry has the most data breaches involving protected health information (PHI), 90 percent of all industries have experienced a PHI-related data breach in the past 10 years, according to a Verizon Enterprise Solutions study report. Also among the study findings, unencrypted lost and stolen devices, such as laptops, are a big problem in the healthcare industry, as 45 percent of PHI-related data breaches were related to lost or stolen assets. [Read More]

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