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Health-care sector vulnerable to hackers, researchers say

Health-care sector vulnerable to hackers, researchers say | Organ Donation & Transplant Matters Resources | Scoop.it

A Washington Post examination of cybersecurity has found that health care is among the most vulnerable industries. The reasons for this conclusion being reached are outlined as well as tips on what steps need to be undertaken.

 

If you work in healthcare or have links to the healthcare sector, this is essential reading for early 2013. The article comes complete with graphics.

 

The following link goes to another post on what are currently felt to be the most common healthcare IT risks in the workplace-

 

http://www.healthleadersmedia.com/slideshow.cfm?content_id=286221&pg=1&buffer_share=1174b

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This could emerge as the number one issue for health IT in 2013

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Best Care at Lower Cost: The Path to Continuously Learning Health Care in America - Institute of Medicine

Best Care at Lower Cost: The Path to Continuously Learning Health Care in America - Institute of Medicine | Organ Donation & Transplant Matters Resources | Scoop.it

How can the burgeoning flow of information be managed in a healthcare system? Can innovation help deal with increasing costs? Answers to these questions and more can be obtained by reading the recently released report from the Institute of Medicine in the United States titled- 'Best Care at Lower Cost: The Path to Continuously Learning Health Care in America'. The issues are generic to all health care systems.

 

America's health care system has become far too complex and costly to continue business as usual.......via the banner headline link access can be obtained to a summary of the report, two infographics plus the full report.

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