Toronto hospital installing new encryption security tech

October 9, 2017

North York General Hospital in Toronto is backing a new encryption security tech designed to protect the exchange of data as well as sensitive data at rest, according to an article on the Healthcare IT News website.

The hospital is installing encryption technology to facilitate the secure exchange of information between the hospital’s physicians, healthcare staff and patients.

The resulting digital service supplements in-person consultations with online communications using PCs and mobile devices, enabling more timely and convenient interactions between patients and hospital staff.

A healthcare facility's conduits for data include hospital IT infrastructure, medical appliances and patient-owned devices such as mobile phones and PCs.

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