Hacking attacks against providers soared in 2016

Breaches of protected health information were up 320 percent last year, a new report shows.
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Apr 20, 2017
Breaches of protected health information were up 320 percent last year, a new report shows.
Apr 18, 2017
Chris Nerney
Investments in healthcare technologies nearly doubled in Q1 2017 from the fourth quarter of 2016.
Apr 17, 2017
Chris Nerney
“Without solving the interoperability issue, I don't think we're going to get any of this implemented."