Patient Data


Ponemon Study Says Inefficient Access to Patient Info Costs Hospitals $2M A Year

The average hospital pays $2 million a year in costs that could be avoided by more efficient access to patient information, according to a new research report released Wednesday from Ponemon Institute, the Traverse City-based […]

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/01/2011


TC Firm: Over Half Of Health Care IT Developers Don’t Protect Patient Data

According to a new survey of health care IT professionals, sensitive and confidential patient health records are not adequately protected from theft or loss. Despite the data’s sensitivity, 51 percent of those surveyed do not protect patient data used in software development and testing.