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The importance of securing patient identity as health IT goes virtual
3Apr, 2017

The importance of securing patient identity as health IT goes virtual

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Normal healthcare concerns become even more pressing with the growing prevalence of virtual care. Health IT solutions must address patient ID challenges along the care continuum. As virtual care grows to engage a wider breadth of patients, the industry needs to look at innovative ways to ensure ID security.  Read the full article. Check out this article and more on social media!
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Connected medical devices put healthcare at risk for sophisticated malware attacks
6Feb, 2017

Connected medical devices put healthcare at risk for sophisticated malware attacks

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Is your healthcare facility at risk? Healthcare is one of three industries facing the highest risk of a cyberattack in 2017, particularly as patient records and medical devices have become more interconnected. Along with the financial and energy sectors, healthcare has emerged as an ideal target for hackers, according to a report released by the Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology (ICIT).  Read the full article. Check out this article and more on social media!
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Patients don't trust health information technology
30Jan, 2017

Patients don’t trust health information technology

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A whopping 96% of consumers worry about the security of their financial information as data passes from providers to payers. More than 50% of consumers are skeptical about the benefits of healthcare information technologies, including patient portals, mobile apps and electronic health records. And fully 70% of Americans distrust health technology, up sharply from just 10% in 2014.  Read the full article. Check out this article and more on social media!
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