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81% of Telehealth Providers Are Concerned About Data Leakage

Healthcare IT Security

Jill McKeon

Telehealth proved to be a crucial and tool in healthcare at the height of the pandemic, but patients and providers still harbor concerns about data security and privacy. Over 90 percent of global healthcare providers have implemented telehealth capabilities into their practice, a new survey conducted by Arlington Research and commissioned by Kaspersky found. Most of those providers only started using telehealth at the onset of the pandemic

However, 52 percent of surveyed telehealth providers also reported experiencing cases where patients have refused to engage in telehealth services because they did not trust the technology to protect their data security and privacy.

It is important to note that any technology that is...

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