Nearly four years ago, Congress mandated the widespread adoption of electronic health records. Since then, thousands of hospitals, clinics and doctors have made the move to digitize medical records.
They say going high-tech could save billions of dollars and improve the quality of care. But, online records are also vulnerable to attack.
Over the past year, the Washington Post's Robert O'Harrow Jr. has been writing a series on cybersecurity. His last article focused on the health care industry.