State of IT Healthcare Security: More Breaches

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    Ericka Chickowski

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Only four percent of respondents indicated that they don't have any concerns about thesecurity of electronic medical information at their organization
As hospitals rush to implement EHRs in order to better serve patients and win some stimulus funds from the federal government in the process, they'll need to increase their information security defenses in the process. According to a recent survey by HIMSS, the healthcare industry is struggling to keep up with security as it is. More records and more informatics collaboration will only make the situation more complicated. Here's a look at the state of security at healthcare organizations.
This article was originally published on 2011-03-28