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Make Sure Your Healthcare Data is Safe

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Make Sure Your Healthcare Data is Safe

Cyber crimes seem to top the headlines weekly.  Have you considered whether your healthcare data is safe?  U.S. News and World Report has a checklist for you.  Click on the article below to access their 11 strategies for keeping your data safe.  A big tip to remember for any website where you are sharing sensitive information is to look for “https” in the web address.  The “s” stands for secure.  If there isn’t an “s” on the end of the http, then that means it isn’t secure.  For example, you will always see the https letters on banking websites.  The same should go for paying healthcare bills on the internet and if you communicate with your healthcare provider virtually.  We at Paragon Orthopedic Center are sure to do what we can to protect you and never share data with researchers or third parties.  Read more to keep yourself as safe as possible on the internet:

https://health.usnews.com/health-care/patient-advice/slideshows/11-strategies-for-keeping-your-health-data-secure

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