Privacy equates to Privacy & Security

European perspective: How hospitals should be approaching GDPR compliance

Two healthcare leaders from Germany offer best practices for assessing privacy and security posture – not just for EU legal requirements, but because it's the right thing to do.

No new fax machines as NHS plans to ditch the outmoded tech by 2020

Health Secretary Matt Hancock says shedding the legacy paper-based devices will improve privacy and security concerns, and enable better data sharing.


Massachusetts General Hospital piloting blockchain projects with Korean startup

In working with MediBloc, MGH is said to be interested in the ledger technology's suitability for storage and exchange of patient data, supplementing its EHR.

HIPAA modernization push gets backing from AHIMA and AMIA

The 22-year-old privacy law should be updated for a mobile tech-centric and data-driven world, the information management and medical informatics groups said.

Imprivata, DigiCert team up on EPCS technology to tighten opioid prescription access

Their automated identity proofing process helps providers to adhere to looming government-mandated EPCS verification standards, enabling them to approve or deny prescriptions remotely.

The bad news about AI for cybersecurity: Hackers have access to the same tools as hospitals

Criminals can use artificial intelligence to engineer automated phishing attacks with more convincing content and greater accuracy.