Privacy & Security
The fines are the latest effort on OCR's part to enforce HIPAA regulations around protected health information.
The health system is working with the FBI to investigate the incident, which took down access to the MyChart Patient Portal.
With the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, they describe some of the techniques that may be used by foreign groups that could be targeting hundreds of health systems with ransomware.
St. Lawrence Health System and Sky Lakes Medical Center both report being targeted, but officials from each say patient data doesn't appear to have been compromised.
A new report from Booz Allen Hamilton predicts that the explosion in virtual care offerings will change the way bad actors target health data.
When it comes to keeping data safe, experts say artificial intelligence can be a "double-edged sword."
Hundreds of thousands of apps aimed at treating a wide variety of conditions are available – but their efficacy and quality remains largely unclear.
A real-time understanding of the ecosystem is critical to increasing return on investment, improving operational efficiencies and keeping patient care safe.
The tool is aimed at allowing users to share their verified health status without exposing the data used to generate it.
The Office for Civil Rights at HHS settled this week with Phoenix-based St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center for $160,000, alleging that a mother was unable to access her son's medical records.