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How to protect your patients’ medical data from visual hacking
 

How to protect your patients’ medical data from visual hacking

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Although rarely stated as a top concern among healthcare professionals, visual hacking is noted to be one of the most common violations of patient data.
 
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29 Nov 2016 - General
 
Thank you for sharing this issue that can breach doctor-patient confidentiality Madhubabu kaaja . Visual hacking is unauthorised access to a confidential patient records that can be due to u...
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Marinelle Castro thanking you for your comments on this topic. I am also not noticed in India. General public data is not useful for hackers in my view but clinical trial data may be hacked...
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Fortunately in our institution, this is not common. In fact I have never observed or encountered anybody who tried to visually hack patient information. I think one of the reasons why visual hacking is not common in our institution is because compute...
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Visual hacking occurs when external parties are able to casually obtain confidential information or material, such as viewing sensitive information on a computer screen left unattended, or getting information from paper documents carelessly left in p...
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