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October 08, 2020
CISA senior advisor Josh Corman said healthcare CIOs should focus on threat modeling and stronger disaster recovery for better healthcare cybersecurity.
September 30, 2020
A suspected ransomware attack on Universal Health Services is an existential crisis for healthcare organizations that needs to be addressed, according to one security expert.
May 29, 2020
Contact tracing mobile applications appear to offer an easier, safer way to track where an infected person has been, but technology could cross a data privacy boundary.
April 24, 2020
To slow the spread of the coronavirus, governments and organizations are using contact tracing and thermal imaging for fever detection, but these methods carry privacy concerns.
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Protected health information (PHI), also referred to as personal health information, generally refers to demographic information, medical histories, test and laboratory results, mental health conditions, insurance information, and other data that a ... 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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Putting together a HIPAA compliance program can be fraught with difficulty. Review best practices and a HIPAA compliance checklist to avoid common pitfalls and pass an audit. Continue Reading
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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