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The Perils of Prevention Primacy

When prevention hardly works, establishing ineffective prevention protections, creating and running compliance-monitoring entities, and monitoring providers and payers are especially troubling. While we must punish cyber criminals, it is critical to focus our efforts on protecting and helping victims. This makes far more sense than continuing to pay exorbitant amounts … Read More

Posted on December 26th, 2015 in Innovating Health Care IT
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The Total Impact of Theft

So if the crooks already have our identities, why are we spending huge sums to “protect” what already vanished? Are we, like the proverbial farmer, locking the barn door after a thief stole our horse? Before answering these questions, we should examine some contributing factors. First, there is a general … Read More

Posted on December 18th, 2015 in Innovating Health Care IT
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The Horse is Already Stolen

When discussing health identity protection, one of the first things that comes to mind is the old proverb reminding us we are foolish to lock the barn door to safeguard a stolen horse. The damage is already done; now we need to focus on recovering the horse. Of course, when … Read More

Posted on December 11th, 2015 in Innovating Health Care IT
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