Privacy & Security

Justin Aronson and the search results from his website collage
By Mike Miliard 08:46 am October 02, 2018
A 16-year-old high school student built a website around public data from the NIH ClinVar archive, helping clinicians advance genomic treatments, and says similar innovations depend on more freely-available data.
computer screen with data breach
By Jessica Davis 08:00 am October 02, 2018
Part one of our cyber insurance series focuses on cyber policies and how organizations need to do their homework to ensure they’re covered after a breach.
poll graphic
By Jessica Davis 09:50 am October 01, 2018
Take our quick survey and we’ll report the results back so you can learn about what your peers are seeing in terms of breaches, hacks and other cybersecurity events. 
collage of photos about security breaches
By Jessica Davis 09:00 am October 01, 2018
As seen with Nuance and the Allscripts lawsuit, when a breach or cyber incident occurs – like ransomware or network outage – an organization can face serious ramifications for failing to be transparent about what happened.
administrator login screen
By Tom Sullivan 08:30 am October 01, 2018
New HIMSS Media research outlines hospitals’ top security concerns, ranks ways they’re addressing the problem and pinpoints who builds strategy and policy.
Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services display booth at an event.
By Bill Siwicki 08:00 am October 01, 2018
This case study looks at a health information network that has gone from zero uniquely identified patients to 7.6 million – and nearly all major health systems statewide are set to participate in its Common Key Service.
Theresa Payton headshot
By Tom Sullivan 09:04 am September 28, 2018
It's time to think creatively when designing to secure the human rather than securing technology, said the former star of the CBS series Hunted.
microsoft building exterior
By Tom Sullivan 10:06 am September 26, 2018
The software giant will enable caregivers to communicate and integrate with EHR systems.
Robert Coles and NHS sign
By Leontina Postelnicu 01:05 pm September 21, 2018
The National Health Service announced that Robert Coles will serve in the newly created chief information security officer role.
HIPAA compliance audit paper.
By Jessica Davis 11:36 am September 21, 2018
Boston Medical Center, Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital let ABC film a documentary on site without obtaining patient authorization.

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