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HIPAA compliance, patient data security top provider concerns

Last updated:August 2014

Editor's note

Healthcare providers had enough security concerns to tackle before the proliferation of mobile devices and patients' increased demand for their data complicated things. HIPAA compliance and patient data security are still key concerns of providers who now must ensure they are meeting those requirements while expanding their security coverage to protect their employees' use of mobile devices and other services, such as remote printing.

This guide goes into detail and gives examples of how providers have successfully updated their legacy software to stay ahead of today's security threats. How to avoid patient data theft and breaches is also covered in the sections below. Read on to discover how providers are creating more secure environments without restricting access to data and services.