03:38 pm August 10, 2016
The Reston, Virginia provider said patient protected health information and financial data was compromised by unauthorized third parties outside of the U.S.
10:30 am August 09, 2016
The university aims to make genetic testing a regular part of healthcare using Google's Cloud Platform and informatics.
11:30 am August 08, 2016
Newkirk Products, which provides ID cards for health insurance plans, reported an unauthorized access to a server containing member information.
Advocate Health Care to pay $5.6 million for potential HIPAA violations, the largest settlement yet for a single entity
03:22 pm August 04, 2016
OCR found the Illinois-based health system failed to conduct a thorough risk assessment and limit physical access to electronic health systems, among other infractions.
10:14 am August 02, 2016
The small percentage of hospitals already tapping into the CMS PROs are tracking chronic care management, surgical interventions, mental health and cancer treatments, the company found. And there is evidence more healthcare entities will get in the game in the future.
04:24 pm August 01, 2016
One 90-provider specialist practice is seeing improved workflows and better patient care after deploying hybrid storage capabilities aimed at accelerating the performance of its electronic health record, billing and practice management systems.
07:17 am July 20, 2016
William Yasnoff, MD, has developed a personal grid format that can prevent hackers from accessing an entire database full of patient records. Hospitals or IT vendors can use the tactic – for free – to force cybercriminals to decrypt one record at a time.
11:18 am July 12, 2016
Its advice includes ways to prevent and contain malware threats; OCR officials stress that these viruses are considered security incidents under HIPAA.
11:31 am July 08, 2016
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT is looking for ways that blockchain could be put to work in healthcare scenarios.
10:48 am July 06, 2016
Healthcare providers typically spend less than 6 percent of their IT budget on security, according to HIMSS Analytics data. Financial institutions, by way of comparison, invest between 12 and 15 percent on average.