Electronic Health Records: Spotlighting Risks

December 4, 2020

Unsecured Cloud Server, Open-Source EHR Flaws Put Patient Data at Risk

Electronic Health Records: Spotlighting Risks

Electronic health records potentially can be exposed in many ways. For example, in one recent incident, information on thousands of patients was apparently left exposed in an unsecured cloud server. And in another, critical security vulnerabilities in an open-source EHR system put patients' data at risk.

David Finn, Executive Vice President at CynergisTek, offered commentary for this piece, which details how electronic health records potentially can be exposed in many ways. In one recent incident, information on thousands of patients was apparently left exposed in an unsecured cloud server. And in another, critical security vulnerabilities in an open source EHR system put patients' data at risk.

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