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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.
February 14, 2020
An attack on affiliates of Boston Children's Hospital demonstrates how smaller healthcare organizations are often ill-prepared for cybersecurity incidents, according to experts.
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.
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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
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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Gaining a reputation as a viable technology in niche applications like X-ray scans, fingerprint matching and robotics, computer vision looks to mainstream, commodified apps. Continue Reading
Natural-language processing technology lets Penn Medicine tap unstructured data, improving its analytics and patient care. Success required a multidisciplinary effort. Continue Reading
The new year could be one of healthcare cybersecurity catchup, after 2015 logged huge health data breaches and 2016 saw devastating ransomware attacks on providers. 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
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