Security breaches, Alert raise question: Are your patient data safe?

February 2009
Same-Day Surgery;Feb2009, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p9
Academic Journal
The article provides information on security breaches on patient data in the United States. According to an international survey of outpatient surgery providers, 93 percent of mobile devices are at risk of exposures. It is implied that it is easy to steal electronic data because they are so compact. In line with this, details on Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act are discussed. Measures to ensure that patient data are secure are also tackled.


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