Medical Identity Theft:
A Deadly Side Effect of Healthcare Data Breaches
Patients are a vulnerable population. Their health, even their lives, rest in the hands of healthcare providers. Equally vulnerable are patient’s health records. In today’s connected world, this data is strewn across the digital universe. From electronic health records (EHRs) to physician’s iPads to wearable health devices, a patient’s confidential medical information is available to more people in more places than ever before. Sensitive medical diagnoses, health insurance numbers, and other information are there for the viewing — and the stealing.
In this eBook you’ll:
- Learn the size and scope of medical identity theft.
- Discover how healthcare data breaches turn patients into victims.
- Get the insider view on healthcare fraud.
- Study the thorny issue of identity ownership.
Your patients deserve the best care. They also deserve the best protection against medical identity theft that you can provide. We hope this information helps.
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Medical Identity Theft: A Deadly Side Effect of Healthcare Data Breaches
“Data breaches in healthcare are costing the industry $6.2 billion, and remain consistently high in terms of volume, frequency, impact, and cost—and have yet to decline since 2010”Sixth Annual Benchmark Study on Privacy & Security of Healthcare Data | Ponemon Institute