Thursday, May 7, 2015

JAMA: Breaches Have Increased, Most Costly in Healthcare

A report in the Journal of the American Medical Association notes that data breaches have increased during the past decade.

Compared with other industries, these breaches are estimated to be the most costly in healthcare and there are few studies that detail breach characteristics and scope.

"Healthcare breaches are estimated to be more costly than in other industries."
- report in the Journal of the American Medical Association
The source of the study was the Health and Human Services online database of health data breaches.
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Sources:
(a) Data Breaches of Protected Health Information in the US - www.JAMAnet.com, 04/22/2015

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