Healthcare News & Insights

Top 10 issues impacting healthcare industry in 2016

2015, a year marked by transitions for hospitals, definitely wasn’t an easy one for executives or facilities. But what does 2016 have in store for hospitals? PricewaterhouseCoopers’ Health Research Institute answers that question. 

Data breaches expected to get worse before they get better

Think the healthcare industry is getting a handle on data breaches because of all of its sophisticated technology and protection plans?

CMS’s response to PHI breaches examined

You know how your hospital is doing when it comes to guarding patients’ protected health information (PHI), but do you know how the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is doing?

Healthcare data security: What it costs you

Did you know that 2011 breaches of protected heath information (PHI) increased 97% over 2010 levels? Did you also know that 60% of those breaches resulted from malicious intent? And the number of patient health records affected totaled 19 million.