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Advance for Health Information Professionals • January 2017

E L E C T R O N I C H E A LT H R E C O R D S In June, a break-in at Phoenix, Ariz.-based Banner Health impacted 3.7 million patients, making it the largest security breach of 2016 thus far.1 Why are hackers so focused on medical data? First, many health systems rely on aging computer technology that doesn’t use the latest data security features. The data, including birth dates, policy numbers, diagnosis codes and billing information, is also worth a lot of money. On the underground stolen data market, health credentials go for about 10 to 20 times the price of credit card numbers.2 ADVAMCE Safe Mobile Access to Patient Health Data Provide and protect patient data using  health IT tools with built-in modern security. 17 ADVANCE FOR HEALTH INFORMATION PROFESSIONALS / EHRs JANUARY 2017


Advance for Health Information Professionals • January 2017
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