Privacy equates to Privacy & Security

Canadian pharmacist fined for routinely accessing health records of acquaintances

She snooped in the EHRs of nearly four dozen people over two years.

How Blockchain can help with healthcare's patient matching problem

The technology alone won’t fix patient ID issues but it can bring some of the data accessibility, interoperability, integrity and security hospitals need.

142 healthcare data breaches in Q2, 30% caused by repeat offenders

More than 3 million patient records were breached between April and June, highlighting an even bigger issue: Risk increases over time without proper education or reporting.

ClearData earns new HITRUST cert for cloud security offerings

Company says expanding coverage for Amazon, Google Cloud, Microsoft and others, makes it easier for hospitals to comply with a host of data privacy regulations.

Arnot Health uses secure texting to slash ED door-to-floor times by 36%

A new communication process in the emergency department helped the hospital reduce the time it took a patient to get to their new unit by almost half an hour.

Information security is a social responsibility: What CISOs and infosec pros can do now

Making security personal to employees and engaging future generations to rekindle the dwindling talent pool are a good start.

OpenEMR patches security bugs that put millions of patient records at risk

Security researchers notified the open source EHR managing software of nearly 30 critical vulnerabilities – the second set of vulnerabilities found in a year.

Telemedicine vendor breaches the data of 2.4 million patients in Mexico

A configuration error left a database filled with healthcare data exposed on the internet, and the data could be accessed and changed by anyone without a password.