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Data Breaches Show Hospitals Not Ready For Shift To Electronic Records, Experts Say

“As the federal government pushes to digitize health records, current security practices are inadequate to defend against a growing number of data breaches, experts say.
The latest security failure, which was reported Thursday by The New York Times, publicly exposed the medical records of 20,000 emergency room patients at Stanford Hospital in Pal Alto, Calif., on a public website for almost a year.”

Gerry Smith, Huffington Post, 9 September 2011

10 September 2011 | Categories: News | Country: United States | EHR: EHR, EHR USA | Tag(s): Hospitals, Security
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