Healthcare Cybersecurity Continues To Be A Major Concern

Forbes

Sai Balasubramanian, J.D.

Technology has completely changed the practice of modern medicine. From telehealth to electronic patient/health records, innovation is abundant in clinical medicine. However, as with any form of technology and the movement of information on virtual and cloud systems, there are vulnerabilities.

This is an important aspect to consider as more healthcare players are increasingly integrating technology into their daily healthcare offerings. Late last month, Universal Health Services, one of the largest providers of healthcare, announced that it “experienced an information technology security incident” causing the company to suspend “user access to its information technology applications related to operations located in the United States.”

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