Data Warehousing

patients medical records breach of Michigan eye doctor

Holland Eye Surgery & Laser Center in Holland, Michigan. Credit: hollandeye.com 

By Jessica Davis 01:56 pm June 04, 2018
A hacker told Holland Eye Surgery and Laser Center in March that they had accessed a patient list, but an investigation revealed that another access occurred back in 2016.
AWS unveils Amazon Neptune to help health orgs build apps

Credit: AWS Reinvent

By Mike Miliard 02:00 pm June 01, 2018
The cloud-based managed graph database service allows health systems and life sciences companies to more easily manage connected datasets for application development.
genetic sequencing precision medicine challenges
By Mike Miliard 09:30 am May 30, 2018
There are big and complex questions as genomics moves into general practice, but they're ones providers who want to stay competitive will have to grapple with soon.
EU's GDPR privacy law
By Jessica Davis 02:37 pm May 25, 2018
The European regulation is much more stringent than HIPAA, and those health systems that handle EU patient data, even in the U.S., must adjust their privacy measures to comply.
Minnesota ransomware attack

Credit: Associates in Psychiatry and Psychology

By Jessica Davis 01:57 pm May 25, 2018
While only about 6,500 patients were impacted by a cyberattack on Associates in Psychiatry and Psychology in March, the provider's transparency in its breach notification is a valuable example for other organizations.
By Jessica Davis 11:28 am May 25, 2018
In March, the Internet Engineering Task Force approved the Transport Layer Security version 1.3, the key function to enable HTTPS function on the web.
confirming identification for data security in healthcare
By Bill Siwicki 09:58 am May 24, 2018
After audits revealed several gaps in identity management, the health system turned to an IG vendor to help it understand which users have access to what and, more importantly, ensure users have the right access to data.
GDPR compliance tools for hospitals
By Mike Miliard 04:30 pm May 23, 2018
The dashboard can help health systems manage the stringent privacy rules of the EU's looming General Data Protection Regulation, which goes into effect this week.

Sorena Nadaf and Warren Kibbe speaking at the HIMSS Precision Medicine Summit in Washington, D.C.

By Mike Miliard 04:00 pm May 18, 2018
The cofounders of the Cancer Informatics for Cancer Centers give their perspective on putting personalized care into operational practice.
Will Smart at UK Health Week.

Will Smart at UK Health Week.

By Leontina Postelnicu 01:37 pm May 16, 2018
Chief Information Officer for Health and Care in England Will Smart speaks at the UK e-Health Week conference about the new Local Health and Care Record Exemplar programme expected to underpin the move towards a ‘data-led’ NHS.

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