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New Research Reveals Medical Identity Theft is Up, Affects 1.84 Million U.S. Victims

According to the 2013 Survey on Medical Identity Theft conducted by the Traverse City-based Ponemon Institute, medical identity theft and “family fraud” are on the rise; with the number of victims affected by medical identity theft up nearly 20 percent within the last year.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/12/2013

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TC Firm’s Study Finds Outdated Communication Technologies Cost U.S. Hospitals More than $8.3 Billion Annually

A new study released Tuesday by the Traverse City-based Ponemon Institute finds that the use of pagers and other outdated communication technologies decreases clinician productivity and increases patient discharge times, collectively costing U.S. hospitals more than $8.3 billion annually.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/07/2013

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CA, Ponemon Study Shows Improved Practices, But Concerns As Well

A new study from the Traverse City-based Ponemon Institute and Islandia, N.Y.-baesd CA Technologies, “Security of Cloud Computing Users 2013,” shows companies have improved their practices around cloud computing security compared to a previous study from 2010.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/05/2013

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94% of Hospitals Report Data Breaches

The Third Annual Benchmark Study on Patient Privacy & Data Security by Ponemon Institute, sponsored by Portland, Ore.-based ID Experts, reports that healthcare organizations face an uphill battle in their efforts to stop data breaches.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/06/2012

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Data Breaches Cost Health Care Industry $6.5 Billion; Breaches Up 32%

A new study from the Traverse City-based data security consultancy Ponemon Institute and Portland, Ore.-based ID Experts found that the frequency of data breaches in health care organizations surveyed has increased by 32 percent, with hospitals and health care providers averaging four data breaches.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/01/2011

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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

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Security Standoff in the Cloud?

The Traverse City research firm Ponemon Institute and Islandia, N.Y.-based CA Technologies Thursday released a study that shows cloud providers and cloud consumers are not aligned on cloud security.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/28/2011

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New Study Finds PCI DSS Compliant Firms Suffer Fewer Data Breaches

Redwood Shores, Calif.-based Imperva, the leader in data security, and the Travesre City-based Ponemon Institute announced Tuesday the results of their second study on the impact of the Payment Card Industry’s Data Security Standards.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/19/2011

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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.

02/01/2011

Ponemon Study Finds Data Breaches Cost Hospitals $6 Billion; Patient Privacy At Risk

The latest benchmark study by The Traverse City-based Ponemon Institute, sponsored by Portland, Ore.-based ID Experts, finds that data breaches of patient information cost health care organizations nearly $6 billion annually, and that many breaches […]

11/09/2010

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