Healthcare Information at Risk: Encryption is not a Panacea
The move to electronic health records (EHRs) promises to greatly improve patient care as well as operational efficiencies. EHRs also fulfill the potential to reduce costs within today’s health care facilities. But with electronic migration comes significantly increased security risks.
This resource demonstrates how encryption technology can play a key role in safeguarding sensitive patient information. But encryption isn’t a cure-all – there are still some downfalls associated with exclusive reliance on upon it. Read now to learn about the benefits and shortcomings of encryption, as well as other ways to protect electronic data.