Hospital Insider PHI Theft Case: Lessons to Learn

September 18, 2018 Mayuri Kumar

A case involving alleged insider theft of protected health information from a hospital in New York illustrates why healthcare organizations need to take extra precautions to prevent similar incidents.

Key insider theft prevention steps, some security experts say, include conducting an enterprise-wide risk assessment, adequately vetting staff members who have access to PHI and implementing behavioral analytics to track unusual access to patient information.

David Holtzman’s comments are featured in this article.

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