Health Informatics

Health informatics deals with the storage and retrieval of medical information and data. This information is used to solve problems and involves the use of science, information technology, and data analysis. Using this information improves healthcare technology and the delivery of healthcare to patients.

How USB Memory Sticks Compromise Medical Data

The benefits that come from making patients’ records more available using technology must be balanced against patient privacy. This article deals with the use of USB memory sticks, which offer a major threat to the privacy of patient information, and offers some ways to minimize associated risks.