by adgrooms on December 14, 2019

We are currently working on a healthcare data breach report, visualizing and analyzing reported incidents from the last ten years. This is the second installment of our data breach report. We will keep releasing portions of the report as we make new discoveries.

Breaches come in all sizes, from a stolen laptop to a database break-in. We can see this in the report data. The scatter graph ...

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by adgrooms on December 13, 2019

Healthcare data is a prime target for hackers. Studies have shown that data breaches cost an average of $8 million for healthcare entities or about $400 per patient record. This emphasizes the need for good defenses and awareness to protect patient health information.

We are creating a report that analyzes at the past 10 years of data from the US Department of Health and Human Services ...

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by adgrooms on December 11, 2019

Technology is deeply integrated into the fabric of healthcare. Clinicians use an array of software intended to enhance their ability to provide quality patient care. Clinicians need software to work well for them. They also need to know how to operate the software with some skill to realize its full potential. It can be hard to attain complete proficiency in these systems given their ...

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by adgrooms on December 7, 2019

Online reviews started making an appearance 20 years ago, and now they one of the biggest factors people consider in purchasing a product or service, medical services included. One study found that 86% of consumers read reviews for local businesses (including 95% of people aged 18-34) Anyone can go online and run a search to find reviews from multiple sites about institutions and providers. ...

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by adgrooms on December 5, 2019

The workload for physicians has compounded in the last decade with EHR documentation requirements. These requirements and EHR interfaces have contributed to higher instances of stress and burnout as well as increased waste for the entire healthcare system. The added burden is reducing bedside time that correlates with patients' quality of care and in some cases contributes to increased ...

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