New Research Reveals Medical Identity Theft is Up, Affects 1.84 Million U.S. VictimsAccording 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.
TC Firm's Study Finds Outdated Communication Technologies Cost U.S. Hospitals More than $8.3 Billion AnnuallyA new study released Tuesday by the Traverse City-based Ponemon Institute finds that the use of pagers and other outdated communication technologies decreases clinician productivity and increases patient discharge times, collectively costing U.S. hospitals more than $8.3 billion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.
CA, Ponemon Study Shows Improved Practices, But Concerns As WellA 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.
94% of Hospitals Report Data BreachesThe 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.
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.
Ponemon Study Says Inefficient Access to Patient Info Costs Hospitals $2M A Year
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.
New Study Finds PCI DSS Compliant Firms Suffer Fewer Data BreachesRedwood 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.
TC Firm: Over Half Of Health Care IT Developers Don't Protect Patient DataAccording 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.
Ponemon Study Finds Data Breaches Cost Hospitals $6 Billion; Patient Privacy At Risk