Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Data Breaches Rise at U.S. Hospital: Mistakes and Unsecured Mobile Devices are Root of Problem

 From the report: "The Second Annual Benchmark Study on Patient Privacy and Data Security conducted by the Ponemon Institute and sponsored by ID Experts found that despite increased compliance with HIPAA and the HITECH Act, healthcare data breaches are on the rise – eroding patient privacy, contributing to medical identity theft and costing the healthcare industry 6.5 billions annually." Read more