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Protect Your Health Information

Protect Your Health Information

Research from Michigan State University (MSU) and Johns Hopkins University (JHU) is the first to uncover the specific data leaked through hospital breaches. The findings were published in Annals of Internal Medicine ( Researchers discovered that 169 million people had some form of data exposed because of hackers between October 2009 and July 2019 in the following categories: demographic, such as names, email addresses, and other personal identifiers; service or financial information, which included service date, billing amount, and payment information; and medical information, such as diagnoses or treatment.

While healthcare providers must do more to secure patients’ personal information, there are steps you can take to help keep your information safe.

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