Are Your Health Records at Risk?

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More than 3.5% of the U.S. population has had their personal health information (PHI) compromised. In the first half of 2011 alone, more than five million medical records have become lost or mishandled — that’s 5,000,000 in six months! Due to such egregious medical data breaches,  some “patients will put off seeking treatment, as they are concerned about the unintended consequences suffered when their PHI may become compromised, ” according to this HuffPost Tech article.

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Elaine Rigoli

Elaine Rigoli is PRIVATE WiFi's manager of digital content strategy.