Protecting patients’ private health information has become a major concern for most of the world. That’s because this information and data, otherwise known as “protected health information” (PHI) and electronic protected health information” (e-PHI), has increasingly become a primary target of a variety of hackers and scammers. And while this data and information is protected […]
e-PHI Data Security: What is e-PHI Data Theft?
PHI stands for protected health information and includes just what it sounds like: identifiable information in a person’s health data records, such as health details, date of birth, Social Security number, fingerprints, photos/images, and even financial information. e-PHI is the same thing, it’s just used, held, and transmitted via electronic form (there are actually 18 […]