26% of United States health consumers have had their PHI stolen from healthcare systems, according to the results of a study from Accenture, released in Orlando at HIMSS17. The study reveals that 50% of people who experienced such a breach were victims of medical identity theft, and thus had to pay an average of $2,500 in out-of-pocket costs per incident.
1 in 4 health consumers have had their PHI stolen
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