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Sensitive Healthcare Data at Risk in Cloud; Spohn Security Solutions Explains

With recent breaches of healthcare databases, healthcare providers need to determine whether storing protected health information (PHI or ePHI) in the cloud is a good idea. Cyber security expert Spohn Consulting points out that this decision should be made with care. Many healthcare providers must decide whether they should store protected health information (PHI) in the cloud. There are benefits and concerns to storing PHI in the cloud, and the decision to do so should be based on carefully analyzed data.