The healthcare industry is a perfect candidate for disruptive technology. Social media, cloud computing and mobile devices lead the way. However the transformation is not without its risks. This presentation looks at the top security risks of these technologies and how vendors can address them to increase adoption.
Disruptive Technology; Turning Hell-care into Healthcare Betsy Bevilacqua Healthcare 2.0 Enthusiast September 2011
The Hell-Care Challenge <ul><li>High cost of healthcare - According to the GAO, between 1992 and 2002, overall health care spending rose from $827 billion to about $1.6 trillion; it is projected to nearly double to $3.1 trillion in the following decade. </li></ul><ul><li>Regulatory Focus on Technology - The HITECH Act emphasizes the use of electronic health records (EHRs) and other healthcare IT measures to enhance quality, establish new methods and models for delivering care (meaningful use) </li></ul><ul><li>Conservative Industry- the health care industry is traditionally not an early adopter of technology therefore the push to electronic heath records is against the overall culture of the industry </li></ul>
How Disruptive Technology Could Turn Hell-care into Healthcare
Disruptive Trends in the Health Care Industry As of 6/11 1,188 US hospitals have a facebook page Kaiser Permanente has 2.5 million patients registered to use their PHR-Personal Health Record More than 80 percent of U.S. physicians will have smartphones by 2012 Mobile Devices Cloud Computing Social Media
Top 3 Security challenges Identification and Authentication Protection of Sensitive Data Physical security End User Requests and Concerns Security Challenges What happens if I lose my Ipad? Is my patient’s data safe in this cloud thing? Why can’t I use my own Ipad to log in to my work systems?
Addressing the Challenges Assure the Confidentiality and Integrity of Patient Data Identity and Access Management Sensitive Data Masking Mobile Device Management (MDM) Solution should provide: Authorization Authentication Audit trail (non repudiation) Low total cost of ownership Solution should provide: Protection against reverse engineering Referential integrity Representative of the source data Low total cost of ownership Solution should provide: Secure lock and wipe Application isolation/sandboxing Encryption A variety of Mobile OS support Low total cost of ownership
Statistics and References <ul><li>Better than four in five U.S. physicians will have smart phones by 2012, up from about 64 percent today, says a new report from Manhattan Research. 94 percent of doctors are using smartphones to communicate, manage healthcare and personal workflows and access medical information--up from 59 percent in November 2006. </li></ul><ul><li>"Physician smartphone adoption is occurring more rapidly than with members of the general public," Spyglass Managing Director Gregg Malkary says in a company press release. Apple's iPhone leads the physician smartphone market, with a 44 percent share, while Research In Motion's BlackBerry has 25 percent, according to Malkary. –Spyglass consulting group </li></ul><ul><li>ARRA- American Recovery and Reinvestment Act -The Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs provide a financial incentive for the "meaningful use" of certified EHR technology to achieve health and efficiency goals. By putting into action and meaningfully using an EHR system, providers will reap benefits beyond financial incentives–such as reduction in errors, availability of records and data, reminders and alerts, clinical decision support, and e-prescribing/refill automation. </li></ul><ul><li>Physicians are eligible for a total of $44,000 for demonstrating meaningful use (Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act, also known as HITECH) </li></ul><ul><li>PPACA- Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act </li></ul><ul><li>According to the American Hospital Association (AHA), there are 5,795 registered hospitals therefore assuming http://ebennett.org/ study is correct, this means about 20% of hospitals have a facebook page </li></ul><ul><li>Four in 10 organizations have had mobile devices lost or stolen and half of lost/stolen devices contain business critical data-Carnegie Mellon and McAfee study 2011 </li></ul>
Adoption Curve for Communication Technology Source: http://creationhealthcare.com/articles/the-rightfully-slow-adopters-of-digital-engagement-tools/