Health Care Provider Plugs Potential Data Leak Points

Paul Korzeniowski reports in Dark Reading:

Meridian Health Hospitals needed a way for its users to access personal and Web-based email systems at work without risking any data leaks.

The New Jersey-based health care organization — which operates four hospitals, oversees long-term care facilities, provides home health care services, supplies health care equipment, operates a trauma center, and runs a teaching hospital — wanted to offer its 10,000 employees in various locations the flexibility to better balance their work and home responsibilities. But the open-door networking policy had its challenges when it came to HIPAA and an industry that puts a premium on safeguarding patient information.

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