Infographic: Protecting Patient Information in the Age of Breaches
In recent times, over 1,000 health care organizations have experienced network breaches causing overwhelming amounts of protected health data to be compromised. Infiltrating the networks of health care facilities is an alarming trend among hackers, although companies are working hard to prevent their access, but what is the allure? Health care facilities carry some of the most sensitive reserves of data files across the board, supplying hackers with the kind of sensitive information that has limitless potential to not only effect the health care organization that they have infiltrated, but also the patients involved in the breach.
To learn more about protecting patient information, check out the infographic below created by the University of Illinois at Chicago’s online programs in Health Informatics and Health Information Management.