Privacy & Security

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By Kat Jercich 04:26 pm October 20, 2020
When it comes to keeping data safe, experts say artificial intelligence can be a "double-edged sword."
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By Kat Jercich 03:13 pm October 16, 2020
Hundreds of thousands of apps aimed at treating a wide variety of conditions are available – but their efficacy and quality remains largely unclear.
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By 04:48 am October 16, 2020
A real-time understanding of the ecosystem is critical to increasing return on investment, improving operational efficiencies and keeping patient care safe.
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By Kat Jercich 03:18 pm October 12, 2020
The tool is aimed at allowing users to share their verified health status without exposing the data used to generate it.
Patient accessing health records on a smartphone
By Mike Miliard 05:24 pm October 09, 2020
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.
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By Kat Jercich 09:01 am October 07, 2020
The organizations say they expect the platform, announced Wednesday, to reduce the time and cost associated with creating clinical grade AI algorithms while maintaining data security.
By Kat Jercich 12:10 pm October 05, 2020
The Pennsylvania-based chain was targeted by an apparent ransomware attack last week, leading to a network shutdown throughout all of its 250 U.S. facilities.
AWS sign at HIMSS
By Mike Miliard 09:51 am October 05, 2020
The AWS Foundational Security Best Practices standard aims to help healthcare and other organizations ensure they're aligning with a set of core infosec principles.
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By Kat Jercich 11:53 am October 02, 2020
Computer systems at Pennsylvania-based Universal Health Services began to fail over the weekend, leading to a network shutdown at hospitals around the country.  
Anthem office
By Susan Morse 10:37 am October 01, 2020
This is the last open investigation related to the 2015 cyberattack that breached the PHI of close to 79 million people.