Health Data Privacy

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2/10/2022 Senators look to address privacy, new technology in renewed push to modernize HIPAA – SC Media falah.biz Bipartisan legislation introduced by Sens. Bill Cassidy, R-La., and Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis., would establish a commission to assess the current state of health data privacy and The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act in an effort to address longstanding technology and security challenges posed by the outdated health data privacy regulation.The Health Data Use and Privacy Commission Act revives the federal effort to modernize HIPAA, which was ...
2/10/2022 Senators look to address privacy, new technology in renewed push to modernize HIPAA – SC Media scmagazine.com Bipartisan legislation introduced by Sens. Bill Cassidy, R-La., and Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis., would establish a commission to assess the current state of health data privacy and The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act in an effort to address longstanding technology and security challenges posed by the outdated health data privacy regulation.The Health Data Use and Privacy Commission Act revives the federal effort to modernize HIPAA, which was ...
2/2/2022 Aspen Tech Policy Hub Demo Day: Improving Healthcare and Health Data Privacy aspeninstitute.org Digital healthcare innovations have the potential to vastly improve care by reducing costs, expediting treatment, and personalizing medicine. At the same time, digital healthcare tools have also brought up critical governance questions related to health data privacy and algorithmic transparency. How can we promote the use of digital tools to improve healthcare while also preserving privacy and equity?Four Aspen Tech Policy Hub Fellows showcased their projects focused on “Improving ...
1/5/2022 2022 could be ‘bumpy ride’ for health data privacy, security iapp.org 2022 could be ‘bumpy ride’ for health data privacy, security schedule Jan 5, 2022 printIn an op-ed for GovInfoSecurity, HIT Privacy Principal David Holtzman, CIPP/G, CIPP/US, writes about the potential for “big changes” to health data privacy and security regulations in 2022. Holtzman discusses pending modifications to the Office for Civil Rights’ Privacy Rule, enforcement of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act ...
10/21/2021 Google is 'all in' on health care, again CNBC ... at a conference in June in response to questions about need to generate revenue. "Is it Google scale? That's the pressure." Deals between Google and companies like Cerner were a point of concern about health data privacy . Google chief health officer Karen DeSalvo said on CNBC's " Squawk Box " on Tuesday in an interview with CNBC's Bertha Coombs that although the unit as a whole has been dissolved, the tech company ...
10/19/2021 California Attorney General Issues Guidance on Health Data Privacy Issues consumerprivacyworld.com Citing “multiple unreported ramsomware attacks” targeting the healthcare sector, last month the California Attorney General (CA AG) issued guidance reminding healthcare entities of their requirements under state and federal health data privacy laws to implement adequate security measures and comply with breach notification requirements. Although the document does not provide any “new” guidance, it signals that the California AG is prioritizing breaches in the health care sector and ...
10/19/2021 California Attorney General Issues Guidance on Health Data Privacy Issues lexblog.com Citing “multiple unreported ramsomware attacks” targeting the healthcare sector, last month the California Attorney General (CA AG) issued guidance reminding healthcare entities of their requirements under state and federal health data privacy laws to implement adequate security measures and comply with breach notification requirements. Although the document does not provide any “new” guidance, it signals that the California AG is prioritizing breaches in the health care sector and ...
10/19/2021 California Attorney General Issues Guidance on Health Data Privacy Issues natlawreview.com California Attorney General Issues Guidance on Health Data Privacy Issues Citing “multiple unreported ramsomware attacks” targeting the healthcare sector, last month the California Attorney General (CA AG) issued guidance reminding healthcare entities of their requirements under state and federal health data privacy laws to implement adequate security measures and comply with breach notification requirements. Although the document does not provide any “new” guidance, it signals that the California ...
9/22/2021 FTC resurrects a decade-old rule as a guardrail on the health app explosion The Verge ... is a decade old, but it hasn’t been enforced before. The new guidance serves as a warning to the many companies elbowing into the health app space: the FTC is taking issues around health data privacy seriously — even if it won’t be able to tackle all the privacy gaps on its own. The FTC’s Health Breach Notification Rule covers all organizations that aren’t subject to ...
9/21/2021 How to Protect Health Data Privacy in The World of Next-Gen Wearables legalscoops.com How to Protect Health Data Privacy in The World of Next-Gen Wearables [Legislation] September 21, 2021 Consumers have a range of new tools available to them to help them actively monitor their health. As the capabilities of these wearables increase, people continue to invest in devices that can track their heart rate, sleep patterns, and exercise levels. Some devices also help healthcare workers remotely monitor their patients’ glucose ...
8/17/2021 Information Blocking Rule: Understanding the Exceptions bankinfosecurity.com ... of electronic health information.The rule, however, includes eight exceptions - including one each pertaining to privacy and security - that spell out practices that are not considered information blocking.But not every possible issue involving health data privacy or security is a valid excuse for failing to share patient data, Greene explains in an interview with Information Security Media Group.For instance, under the security exception, "anything you do that you ...
8/3/2021 AI drug discovery booms in China Nature ... AI capacity to drug design. With an ambitious national strategy aimed at AI dominance, a massive talent pool of AI researchers, a plethora of contract research organizations (CROs) with which to partner, and evolving health data privacy protections, Chinese AI companies are poised to compete in the global race to make more drugs faster and cheaper. But even if a population of 1.4 billion can supply the wealth of data ...
7/2/2021 Healthcare data sharing: How to improve patient care in the future Yahoo News ... threat that insurance companies will use health data to deny people coverage or that employers will use the data to exclude people when making hiring decisions. That’s why the rules and regulations surrounding health data privacy are so stringent.So, how can investors advance (and capitalize on) tech development around this issue and help eradicate this fear?Investors, take note We know funding for companies in healthcare and digital ...
7/2/2021 Healthcare data sharing: How to improve patient care in the future Yahoo News ... threat that insurance companies will use health data to deny people coverage or that employers will use the data to exclude people when making hiring decisions. That’s why the rules and regulations surrounding health data privacy are so stringent.So, how can investors advance (and capitalize on) tech development around this issue and help eradicate this fear?Investors, take note We know funding for companies in healthcare and digital ...
7/2/2021 Healthcare data sharing: How to improve patient care in the future TechCrunch ... threat that insurance companies will use health data to deny people coverage or that employers will use the data to exclude people when making hiring decisions. That’s why the rules and regulations surrounding health data privacy are so stringent. So, how can investors advance (and capitalize on) tech development around this issue and help eradicate this fear? Investors, take note We know funding for companies in healthcare and digital ...
6/14/2021 5 Pillars of a HIPAA-compliant Healthcare Application elinext.com ... requires a set of robust rules, laws, and regulations mandatory for all participants of the healthcare domain. One of such key regulations is HIPAA , or Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act. Designed to ensure health data privacy and security, HIPAA applies to all healthcare software solutions and applications that handle patient information. And penalties for HIPAA non-compliance are hefty, reaching up to $50,000 per individual violation or $1.5 million ...
5/5/2021 Health Data Privacy Gets the Attention It Deserves blogspot.com ... things, and an ecosystem of partners for Mayo Clinic. This is made possible by an extraordinary team of people at Mayo and collaborators worldwide. This blog will document their story. Wednesday, May 5, 2021 Health Data Privacy Gets the Attention It Deserves The Partners in Privacy Conference gathered world-class experts to address some of health care’s most vexing problems. John Halamka, M.D., president, Mayo Clinic Platform, and Paul ...
4/6/2021 Using Data For Anti-Racist Medical Research: An Interview With COTA's Chief Legal Officer MedCity News BioPharma Using data for anti-racist medical research: An interview with COTA’s chief legal officer Nadine Peters, chief legal officer of COTA, shares her journey to leadership in health data privacy law and policy recommendations for the Biden Administration on achieving health equity through data use and education ...
3/8/2021 'We are on a collision course' As virtual care booms experts call for new health data privacy itsforhome.com If it's collected by a smartwatch or wearable, that health data isn't protected the same way your medical records are. And as wearables like smartwatches …Links to article: 'We are on a collision course' As virtual care booms experts call for new health data privacy ...
1/26/2021 Health Data Privacy And HIPAA healthcareguys.com Health Data Privacy And HIPAA A A A Anna Melnikova Tuesday, January 26, 2021, 2 days ago The protection of medical records’ anonymity is of the most significant concern. Healthcare organizations must be HIPAA compliant to protect personal patients’ data. This applies to workflows, physical access. The software is covered to a lesser extent, so HIPAA Compliance Checklist for Software with a description is sufficient. For instance, HIPAA ...