EMR hacks have compromised 94 million health records this year

EMR hacks have more than doubled since 2014, costing the healthcare system an estimated $50 billion, according to an American Action Forum report.

So far, more than 94 million EMRs have been compromised, resulting in the exposure of patient names, Social Security numbers, birth dates and health information.

Read the full report here.

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