The Cost of E-Health Security

Danielle Capilla
Written by Danielle Capilla
on March 30, 2012

As the “e-health” arena continues to grow with electronic health records in the United States, a continuing demand for Universal Patient Identification Numbers to link electronic records around the globe and fast paced integration of hand held electronic devices in exam and operating rooms around the world, it isn’t hard to imagine that the costs of securing this information is growing rapidly as well. A recently published report estimates that by 2015, spending on security will reach 70 billion annually in the United States alone. Read further >


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