HL7 Standards Could Open Health IT Infrastructure to Cyberattacks

March 11, 2019 - The HL7 standards, key for healthcare interoperability, could open up healthcare infrastructure to cyberattacks, warned researchers at the University of California (UC) system. The HL7 standards provide a widely used framework for the exchange, integration, sharing, and retrieval of electronic health information.   “These standards define how information is packaged and...

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