After mergers and acquisitions, multiple EMRs and millions of patient records…the roadblocks to interoperability can feel like a domino effect.
The word cybersecurity is everywhere. One reason relates to cost—according to HHS, the average cost of a data breach per healthcare organization is more than $22 million.
Medical record mix-ups occur more frequently than you might think. If a patient’s health records are accidentally swapped with someone else’s, the results can be catastrophic.
Safeguarding the security of patient identities is a very important issue in healthcare. It is imperative that security is made a priority by anyone in the healthcare continuum who has access to identifiable patient information.