October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month and there’s something on our mind that we would love to discuss - identity theft. Those two simple words send shivers down our spine. Identify theft crime is the fastest growing white collar crime in the United States. We have all seen, read or heard about this callous crime as it has caused widespread public devastation with incidents like the Target breach, Anthem Health Plan, and Equifax to name a few. It’s an invasion of our privacy and an attack on our individual security.
What most people don’t know about is medical identity theft. Let’s take a look at how this issue is defined and the impact it is having in the healthcare community.Read More