Interoperability may be key in improving patient health outcomes. But studies show that despite knowing the benefits of interoperable systems, patients remain hesitant to share their health data.
The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated healthcare’s cybersecurity threats and exposed many areas for improvement. What steps can your practice take to fortify your defenses and protect your patients’ health information?
Last month, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) reported 28 separate cybersecurity breaches related to patient data. Two recent attacks on hospital chains are part of a larger emerging trend in healthcare hacking.