In this age of hyper-connectivity, the face of the global healthcare industry is changing rapidly with innovations in technology and the rise of interconnected medical devices. Should you be concerned about medical data privacy and security?
Did you know that the healthcare industry worldwide has witnessed a 45% increase in cyber-attacks? Medical device manufacturers are vulnerable to cyber-attacks as their sensitive patient data traverses the vast network of managed and unmanaged medical devices.
While security measures have been very successful in addressing the risk of data theft, a layer of trust established between patients and healthcare providers, is achievable when we adopt best practices for privacy. For example a Privacy Impact Assessment helps organization to identify the patient’s personal information processed by the company and analyze and manage the risks of processing such data.
Read the white paper on Safeguarding Privacy in the Complex Healthcare Ecosystem to get an in-depth information about why Privacy Impact Assessment is a cornerstone in building a healthcare system that evokes patient trust and confidence.