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November 18, 2019
The Google-Ascension partnership is a 'PR failure' that demonstrates a need for greater transparency about what happens to patient health data.
October 02, 2019
CynergisTek's Caleb Barlow said misconfiguration of a cloud environment is a top security threat for healthcare organizations.
August 30, 2019
Experts say Massachusetts General Hospital should have included more details about the data breach it suffered in June. Doing so can be valuable to other institutions.
March 19, 2018
Healthcare cybersecurity woes continue unabated, with more frequent cyberattacks amid a lack of IT talent and employee awareness, but organizations are spending more on security.
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HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996) is United States legislation that provides data privacy and security provisions for safeguarding medical information. Continue Reading
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Natural-language processing technology lets Penn Medicine tap unstructured data, improving its analytics and patient care. Success required a multidisciplinary effort. Continue Reading
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In this Q&A, a cybersecurity expert suggests that providers should take a reasoned, commonsense approach to developing a cybersecurity for healthcare program. Continue Reading
A chief medical information officer suggests that giving people easier access to their medical information is one way to improve the patient experience. Continue Reading
So you have an idea for using AI in healthcare software? Be sure you adhere to HIPAA rules, suggests a healthcare regulatory expert, to avoid noncompliance problems. Continue Reading
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The American Medical Collection Agency data breach exposed the hazard of dealing with service providers. Here are six steps on how to better manage third-party vendors. Continue Reading
According to separate studies, healthcare employees are the biggest security threat to an organization. A security expert suggests three ways to bolster internal security. Continue Reading
After weathering the infamous Anthem data breach, Steve Moore has learned a thing or two about healthcare cybersecurity. He shares the main challenges he thinks healthcare needs to overcome. Continue Reading