Data breaches happen daily. But for the healthcare industry, the stakes are exceptionally high.
- Regulations are evolving – Stage 2 Meaningful Use has been modified for new participants in EHR incentive programs, meanwhile EPCS deadlines are taking effect and Phase 2 of the OCR’s HIPAA Audit is underway
- Breaches are expensive – Costing $363 per breached health record, a breach of 5,000 record can easily cost a health care company nearly $2 million to resolve
- ePHI is widely targeted – Healthcare organizations are faced with a wide-ranging threatscape—from malware and hacking, to device theft or loss and human error—which results in over 2 million medical identity theft victims annually
So how can health care IT leaders maintain control and compliance, while shrinking breach risk?
With strong access controls, encryption and key management, you can keep patient information safe from malicious hands and employee mishaps.
To learn more, download The Top 10 Things You Should Know About Healthcare IT Security brochure.