Privacy & Security

Hospital Future Act, Germany,
By Tammy Lovell 06:51 am January 22, 2021
From this month hospitals can apply for government funding under the Hospital Future Act.
Two people at a desk examine a screen
By Kat Jercich 03:19 pm January 19, 2021
Experts at the American Telemedicine Association's EDGE policy conference on Tuesday said that cybersecurity is a shared responsibility and should be treated as such.
People in a darkened room at a computer
By Kat Jercich 03:21 pm January 15, 2021
The breach lasted for more than a year and resulted in the disclosure of individuals' names, Social Security numbers and other protected health information.
COVID-19 vaccine administration

(Photo: Shannon Stapleton/Getty Images)

By Mike Miliard 09:39 am January 15, 2021
The web-based Quick Vaccination tool enables customers to more easily administer the vaccine at multiple locations, and generates a certificate that's viewable in the patient portal.
cybersecurity, EMA, vaccine
By Sophie Porter 01:45 am January 14, 2021
Chief security officer at Cybereason calls the breach akin to “acts of war” as EMA confirms that data stolen in December 2020 was released online.
HHS OCR Director Roger Severino

HHS OCR Director Roger Severino (Photo by Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images)

By Kat Jercich 03:21 pm January 13, 2021
The Office of Civil Rights continues to make good on its promise to "vigorously enforce" the right of patients to get timely access to their medical records.
By Dean Koh 04:17 am January 13, 2021
The findings are based on a survey conducted from October to December 2020 from 17 countries.
An example of a Seqster screen
By Mike Miliard 03:51 pm January 11, 2021
New features include enhanced security with Microsoft Azure Key Vault and Istio Service Mesh and scalable storage for EHR documents, images and DNA sequence files.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis in a suit

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

By Kat Jercich 03:46 pm January 05, 2021
Some experts warn the platform, which is typically used for events such as concerts, could present security and equity issues.
A person sits in a darkened room in front of a wall of computers
By Kat Jercich 11:36 am January 05, 2021
The Vermont health system said that it would modify the second and third phases of its EHR go-live, partially in response to the obstacles levied by the attack this past fall.