Startup’s new approach to health IT cybersecurity succeeds on Kickstarter

Story excerpt provided by MedCityNews.

Written by Neil Versel.

An Ohio consultant thinks he has come up with the answer to two of health IT’s most vexing problems: cybersecurity threats and physician disdain for electronic health records. The early response to a crowdfunding effort suggests he may be on to something.

Tom Reid, CEO and lead inventor of Secure Exchange of Encrypted Data (SEED) Protocol, described his creation as “part IT project and part social movement.”

Though he has been working on SEED Protocol since 2011 and earned two patents for the technology this summer, Reid launched a Kickstarter campaign last week. The 28-day campaign met the $30,000 goal the first day.

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Originally published October 24, 2016.

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