Privacy & Security

By Nathan Eddy 02:24 pm November 13, 2019
While Google apparently signed a business associate agreement with Ascension, and the scope of the data sharing appears to be in line with HIPAA allowances, there are still many questions about how the patient information is being put to use.
By Tammy Lovell 10:10 am November 12, 2019
An online survey from the Open Data Institute and YouGov published today, found that 59% of the British public trust the NHS and healthcare providers to use their personal data ethically.
By Mike Miliard 04:50 pm November 11, 2019
With the initiative, reportedly called Project Nightingale, the health system and tech giant have been collecting and analyzing detailed medical records, including names and birth dates, according to the Wall Street Journal.
Providers, payers and pharma must work together to thwart cyber criminals
By Bill Siwicki 01:45 pm November 11, 2019
Sharing of threat information across stakeholders helps create situational awareness – not just for individual organizations but for the healthcare industry as a whole, says one expert.
By Mike Miliard 11:06 am November 07, 2019
The health system will pay $3 million to settle with OCR and take corrective action after protected health information was left unencrypted on lost and stolen mobile devices.
By Jonah Comstock 02:43 pm November 06, 2019
Knowing what to do is only half the battle, say keynote speakers Michael Coates and Dr. John Halamka. Next month's event will also focus on how to make good practices ubiquitous.
‘Intelligent’ honey pot helps John Muir Health defend its network from bad actors

John Muir Medical Center.

By Bill Siwicki 02:18 pm November 05, 2019
The network-based cybersecurity technology acts as an early warning system, giving the CISO and his team a high degree of visibility into network activity.
By Mike Miliard 01:52 pm November 05, 2019
The number of healthcare organizations served by DirectTrust health information service providers and engaged in Direct exchange was up nearly 75% in Q3. New members include Konica Minolta and the Social Security Administration.
By 03:24 am November 05, 2019
How concerned should clinicians and IT leaders be with the current state of IoT? Dr Abed, medical doctor and healthcare cybersecurity expert, explains.
By Jeff Lagasse 02:54 pm November 04, 2019
Providers continue to be the most targeted organizations for industry cybersecurity breaches, with nearly 4 out of 5 breaches.

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