EHR security breaches on the rise

The rise of electronic health records is a double-edged sword for businesses and the health care industry. Although they make recordkeeping much simpler and reduce the risk of errors, they also are an inviting target for cyber thieves. “The health care industry is arguably the most heavily regulated in the area of privacy and data security," said Al Saikali, a partner and co-chair of Shook Hardy & Bacon’s Data Security and Data Privacy Practice Group, based in Miami.

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