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While the digital health industry was intended to make health records more accessible for doctors and patients, it seems to be doing more harm than good.

A cyber attack launched against the Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center has left staff to declare an “internal emergency.”

Attackers targeting the healthcare industry has been a common trend over the past few years, with over 91 million records being compromised in the largest healthcare breaches to date: Premera & Anthem BlueCross BlueShield. 

While medical ID theft continues to rise, let’s ask, what are healthcare providers doing to change this epidemic?

Despite the string of prominent cyber-attacks on the health-care industry in the last year, healthcare providers still seem to be putting security on the back burner.

According to the latest Digital Health report by Accenture, healthcare providers are at risk of losing $305 billion in collective lifetime patient revenue over the next five years.

The United States government reportedly stored sensitive personal data on millions of people who purchased insurance through ObamaCare on a computer system with basic security flaws.

According to a report released this morning, the healthcare industry encounters 340% more security instances & attacks than the average industry.

According to research from Microsoft, medical databases that are used to store medical records are prone to information leakage, despite being encrypted.

The NHS has been forced to apologize after another insider data handling error led to the exposure of more than 3000 patient's details.

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