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Are you ready to meet the challenge of managing member identities? 

By Claire Thayer, August 31, 2017

 

Healthcare consumers believe that their providers and health plans are taking measures to protect their digital healthcare data, yet a recent Accenture survey on Healthcare Cybersecurity and Digital Trust finds that one of four health care consumers (26%) has experienced a breach of their digital healthcare data, which may include their Social Security number, contact information, electronic medical record or health  insurance ID. And, of these, half were victims of medical identity theft.  Following a breach one-quarter (25%) of those experiencing a breach changed their healthcare providers, 21 percent changed their health insurance company, and 34% lost trust in the organization.

This weeks’ edition of the MCOL Infographic, co-sponsored by LexisNexis, highlights some of the issues and challenges involved in actively managing member identities and impact of security breaches: 


MCOL’s weekly infoGraphoid is a benefit for MCOL Basic members and released each Wednesday as part of the MCOL Daily Factoid e-newsletter distribution service – find out more here.

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