Healthcare News & Insights

Storage provider kept patient records in shared warehouse, private home

Healthcare providers typically work with many outside contractors, and that trend is increasing as cloud computing becomes more popular in health care. And it’s critical for providers to know how those third parties secure sensitive patient information. 

Health data breaches increase 97% due to unsecured mobile devices

The number of breaches of patient health data nearly doubled in 2011 compared to the year before. The biggest reasons for the increase in the number of security incidents: