With over 870,000 medical records exposed in data breaches in just the first quarter of 2013, medical data breaches have become a source of chronic pain for healthcare organizations. Adding to this complexity is the HIPAA Omnibus Final Rule.
Looking at a multitude of studies and research, it's clear that data breaches in the medical industry are a source of pain for organizations. In an industry riddled with compliance and regulatory concerns, data breach preparedness is crucial for effective data breach resolution.
This infographic outlines:
- Significant stats from healthcare data breaches;
- Overall challenges of a data breach to an organization, beyond just financial;
- Common risks and security vulnerabilities.