How CyberCrime Is Putting HealthCare Information Into Risk?

While they may have been hesitant initially, healthcare organizations have started to fully embrace cloud technology. In fact, a recent survey by HIMSS Analytics found that 83% of healthcare organizations are currently using cloud-based applications. Furthermore, the cloud computing market in healthcare is expected to grow at a 20.5% compound annual growth rate to reach $9.48 billion by 2020.

Thanks to increased adoption of healthcare technology, consumers are able to use mobile devices to access their medical information, monitor their vital signs and even take laboratory tests at home. Doctors are able to remotely monitor crucial metrics such as blood pressure readings or heart rates and use hand-held computers to record real-time patient data and instantly upload it to existing medical files Read more…

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