Could Cybercriminals Be on the Verge of Executing a New, Terrible Type of Attack on Healthcare?

An excellent “Perspective” op-ed article published online earlier this month in The New England Journal of Medicine is bringing forward for industry leaders to consider, a very important and alarming new possibility around data breaches involving PHI (protected health information). Could criminal hackers actually tamper with critical clinical information contained within electronic health records (EHRs), to the potential devastation of patients? Yes, it’s possible—and we need to talk about it. Under the headline “Threats to Information Security—Public Health Implications,” William...