Cyber Insurance – A Hack-Free New Year

Cyber Insurance – A Hack-Free New Year

Hacking risks are rising for healthcare systems of all sizes. 2015 was a banner year for data breaches and inadvertent releases of patients’ protected health information (PHI). The biggest cases involved health insurers, but healthcare systems and small practices were breached as well. Healthcare-related data breaches are reportedly on the rise, even in light of improved compliance with HIPAA and HITECH. And that trend probably won’t reverse in 2016. Of course, no system is theft-proof, but physicians can lower the...