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International Business Times recently wrote an in-depth story about how Americans’ personal medical information is far more likely to be stolen than their financial information.

Experts claim that medical information is vulnerable “because the healthcare industry is fragmented, unprepared to protect it from threats, and because it has under-invested in security.” Additionally, the move by the medical community to adopt electronic health records, inefficient systems, and the value of such information has created a “perfect storm for the healthcare industry.”

This article offers an in-depth look into why medical records are twice as likely to be taken than financial information and offers a number stats and graphics provided by to support their claims.

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