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Seeking Secure Health Information Exchange
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RobPreston
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RobPreston,
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12/4/2013 | 10:56:10 AM
How Safe?
Your healthcare records and information being "relatively" safe is a bit like your being relatively pregnant. Especially when it comes to protecting health information, providers and exchanges need to go all-in on security.
WKash
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WKash,
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12/4/2013 | 10:52:16 AM
Value of Health Data
I think your point that value of health data, on the open market, fetches far more than personal financial data, trumps whatever notion we may have about what criminals find of interest.  If it pays better, more criminals will go after it.  That's why we must healthcare data not only more secure, but more costly for criminals to exploit.  That may push their focus elsewhere, rather than reducing criminal activity, but the stakes in healthcare are so huge, we need every innovation we can get, including the one mentioned here.


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