Hacking hospitals: Is our personal information at risk?

In this episode, Niam Yaraghi, a fellow in the Brookings Institution’s Center for Technology Innovation, explains the current dilemma of security breaches of medical records that are hitting the health care industry.

“The difference between the IT revolution in the health care sector and in any other sector is that other businesses embraced IT naturally and gradually and that allowed them to prepare in all other technological and organizational aspects that are necessary to appropriately use IT,” says Yaraghi. “In the health care sector it happened overnight. From 9.4% in 2008 to 96.9 in 2014.”

Also stay tuned for our regular economic update with David Wessel, who talks about taxes; and hear our new Metro Lens segment with Natalie Holmes who discusses concentrated poverty in places like Cleveland and San Antonio.

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