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JAMA Open Network Article

Effectiveness of Email Warning on Reducing Hospital Employees’ Unauthorized Access to Protected Health Information

A JAMA article published in April 2022 detailed results of a study conducted at a large academic medical center which found on-the-spot intervention was 95% effective in reducing hospital employees’ unauthorized access to PHI.

The study, co-authored by Nick Culbertson, CEO and Co-Founder of Protenus; John Xuefeng Jiang, PhD, Professor, Plante Moran Faculty Fellow, Department of Accounting & Information Systems at Michigan State University; and Dr. Ge Bai, PhD, CPA, Professor of Accounting at Johns Hopkins Carey Business School, showed that a simple email warning after the first unauthorized PHI access overwhelmingly reduced repeat offenses.

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