Archive for August, 2014

EHRs: “Legitimate” Privacy Violation

Posted on: August 26th, 2014

As dialogue surrounding the upcoming mandatory adoption of Electronic Medical Records continues, many health care providers, along with their patients, continue to voice concerns that a system based entirely on electronic records may put patients at a significantly higher risk for having their confidential data stolen or illegally accessed. While many programmers and physicians alike […]

Social Media and Your Patient’s Security: Know the Risks

Posted on: August 14th, 2014

In our last post we talked about Harris Poll results showing that American consumers trust medical providers with their personal information more than they do professionals in almost any other sector. While this is an encouraging sign for our industry, it also points to the fragility of consumer trust when it comes to data security. […]