Old data learns new tricks: Managing patient security and privacy on a new data-sharing playground – pwc – September 2011

Posted on September 23, 2011. Filed under: Health Informatics, Medical Records | Tags: |

Old data learns new tricks: Managing patient security and privacy on a new data-sharing playground – pwc – September 2011

“Data is quickly becoming one of the health industry’s most treasured commodities. Yet, health organizations are acutely aware that sensitive data can be easily compromised. In just the last year and a half, a breach of personal health information occurred, on average, every other day. Breaches erode productivity and patient trust. They’re costly, unpredictable, and unfortunately quite common. More than half of healthcare organizations surveyed by PwC have had at least one privacy/security-related issue in the last two years.”

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