A Look At The Risks To Health And Health Services From IT Issues | Australian Health Information Technology

In healthcare, information security has classically been regarded as an administrative nuisance, a regulatory hurdle, or a simple privacy matter.

With the delivery of health care increasingly dependent on information systems, disruptions to these systems result in disruptions in clinical care that can harm patients. Healthcare information security has emerged as a public health challenge.

Source: Australian Health Information Technology: The New England Journal Of Medicine Looks At The Risks To Health And Health Services From IT Issues.

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