Cybersecurity And Data Protection In Healthcare

Forbes

Evgeniy Altynpara

The healthcare industry has been transforming radically over the past decade under digital technologies. The global pandemic has accelerated data and processes, challenging the world to change. However, healthcare’s ability to protect patient privacy becomes questionable.

An extremely sensitive ePHI (electronic protected health information) is at risk. It is handled by almost every clinic and hospital in various digital systems. Providers such as physicians and pharmacists use EHRs (electronic health records) and other software working with medical information. And this data is a very tempting target for cybercriminals.

There are more and more attacks being carried out on medical infrastructure, and the damage from ransomware is growing fast. This article will look at what healthcare providers should be wary...

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