What Can Healthcare Learn from the Marriott Data Breach?

November 30, 2018 Mayuri Kumar

The Marriott data breach might not seem to be related to healthcare, but the incident offers some important cybersecurity lessons, especially for healthcare mergers and acquisitions.

The healthcare industry is in a very active period of mergers and acquisitions. Just yesterday, for instance, CVS Health finalized their acquisition of Aetna for $70 billion. The wave of consolidation ripping through health systems and hospitals has only grown stronger in recent years.

But healthcare mergers and acquisitions can lead to leaked personal health information (PHI) — and that’s exactly where the Marriott data Breach comes in.

Healthcare Analytics News featured David Finn's comments in this article.

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