Martin O'Malley
Democrat

Martin O'Malley's policies onHealthcare

Prioritize data security in the transition to electronic medical records

Medical records are more valuable to hackers than credit card information, and 40 percent of health care organizations reported a cyber attack in 2013. Hospitals often lack up-to-date IT security systems and sometimes are not aware data has been compromised. O’Malley will ensure that medical record security will be a part of comprehensive federal cybersecurity protections.

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