Healthcare Data Security

Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare: the future is amazing | 9/9/2020

… with Missouri Medicaid . But privacy concerns should not be a deterrent from adopting artificial intelligence in the healthcare space. In fact, last year we did a story on how Artificial Intelligence can actually help healthcare data security . Compliance to regulations HIPAA and a number of other patient data laws are subject to the approval of governing organizations e.g. FDA to ensure that federal standards are maintained. The sharing of data …

Never overlook the importance of healthcare data security | 8/13/2020

Data Center Transformation Never overlook the importance of healthcare data security Many healthcare organizations in the world today are dealing with a common problem: a rapid explosion of data. As the number of patients they’re treating increases, and the amount of information they’re curating on each patient balloons as well, it becomes clear that they need to prioritize data center transformation. But in so doing, they can’t just go for …

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The importance of protecting data in healthcare | 7/23/2020

The importance of protecting data in healthcare Contributor Contributor Jul 23, 2020, 3:52 pm Since the rise of information and data being stored in technology, naturally rises the importance of protecting it. That is why it is important to look at the importance of healthcare data security and learn why it is so necessary. I have included the most important reasons to back it up and show you how vital …

What Is HIPAA Compliance and Where Is It Taking Health IT? | 6/25/2020

… smartphones and nearly 15 years before required electronic health records (EHR) — and passed the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) . This legislation sets national standards for patient privacy and, eventually, for healthcare data security as well. Since then, digital technology has rapidly evolved, and so has HIPAA IT compliance. What is HIPAA compliance? What are the rules and the consequences of breaking those rules? And what are …

Back to Basics: Focus on Risk Assessments for HIPAA Compliance | 6/11/2020

… group closely for years. There are many ways a practice can slip up. Carl Kunkleman, Senior Vice President and co-founder of ClearDATA of Austin, Texas, a company that provides HIPAA risks assessments and healthcare data security services, offered as an example a woman in her 70s who received a call from somebody at a tire store informing her that a printer was printing out receipts and her cholesterol records …

Healthcare Data Security Breach: What to Do If Your Records Have Been Hacked | 12/3/2019

Cybersecurity is on the rise in the healthcare industry. Just this year alone, we’ve seen some of the largest and most alarming healthcare data breaches in history, including those related to the American Medical Collection Agency, insurer Dominion National, and Inmediata Health Group, just to name a few. These data breaches have affected millions of patients, putting their sensitive healthcare information at risk. The number of healthcare data breaches keeps …

Healthcare data security at crisis levels | 11/21/2019

In a new report on the state of healthcare data security , Malwarebytes reports that cyber criminals can use patient data to create “synthetic identities” Tech Republic website. Synthetic identities are new, unique identities built from amalgamations of data taken from various individual records. They can use this new identity to buy medical equipment, prescription drugs, get medical services, or even “combine a patient number with a made-up name of …

Careless Users Pose Risk to Healthcare Endpoints, Data, Access | HealthIT Security | 11/18/2019

Cybersecurity News Careless Users Pose Risk to Healthcare Endpoints, Data, Access A report from Clearwater sheds light on the continued risk careless users pose to healthcare data security , including exposed endpoints, susceptibility to phishing, and improper access. Employees are one of the healthcare sector’s greatest vulnerabilities, impacting three key areas that put healthcare data, endpoints, and access at risk of data loss and other threats, according to the latest report …

SecureData, Inc. Helps Make Healthcare Data Security and Compliance Easy for Hospitals | PRWeb | 11/14/2019

SecureData, Inc. Helps Make Healthcare Data Security and Compliance Easy for Hospitals Share Article SecureData, Inc, a US-based and leading provider of multi-award-winning portable FIPS-validated hardware-encrypted data storage devices, has helped to solve the problems of meeting data security and compliance requirements for healthcare providers. The SecureUSB® BT hardware encrypted flash drive offers wireless authentication and simplifies healthcare data security and compliance. “The BT drives …

SecureData, Inc. Helps Make Healthcare Data Security And Compliance Easy For Hospitals | Health IT Outcomes | 11/14/2019

SecureData, Inc, a US-based and leading provider of multi-award-winning portable FIPS-validated hardware-encrypted data storage devices, has helped to solve the problems of meeting data security and compliance requirements for healthcare providers. Cleveland-based Western Reserve Hospital needed a way to tighten data security for their everyday business operations. Mr. Vince Allen, Manager of IT&S Operations said, “To help ensure compliance, we had to enhance …

Five reasons healthcare data security is at Ebola crisis levels | 11/13/2019

Insecure apps Low IT budgets for security The new report looks at what tools cyber criminals are using to steal personal health information and explains why healthcare organizations are irresistible targets. Triple threat: Emotet + TrickBot + Ryuk Malwarebytes reports that cyber criminals most often use Trojan malware to attack healthcare organizations. Threat detections have gone up from 14,000 endpoint detections in Q2 2019 to more than 20,000 in Q3 - an increase …

Google Alert - Ebola | 11/13/2019

Ebola As-it-happens update ⋅ November 13, 2019 NEWS Five reasons healthcare data security is at Ebola crisis levels TechRepublic Five reasons healthcare data security is at Ebola crisis levels. by Veronica Combs in Security on November 13, 2019, 5:48 AM PST. Lots of PHI, low … Flag as irrelevant Measles kills thousands unabated in DRC Caj News Africa Cases continue to be reported from Ituri and North-Kivu provinces, concurrently …

Sensitive Data of Millions of Patients Discovered to Be Freely Accessible Over the Internet | 10/22/2019

About HIPAA Journal Sensitive Data of Millions of Patients Discovered to Be Freely Accessible Over the Internet Home » Healthcare Data Security » Sensitive Data of Millions of Patients Discovered to Be Freely Accessible Over the Internet Posted By HIPAA Journal on Oct 22, 2019 Share this article on: Twitter The sensitive health information of millions of patients has been exposed over the internet as a result of the failure of nine …

Healthcare Data Security Technology: HIPAA Compliance | 10/17/2019

… is becoming more and more the preoccupation of policy makers or order to enhance tre security and privacy of personnal data. Fortunately, users are beginning to have tools to ensure the safety guide of healthcare data security and the secrecy of private healthcare information. The design and implementation of appropriate security and privacy measures are directly obtained from health information systems which is an important condition that may appropriate the …

Weekly News Roundup: September 20, 2019 | 9/20/2019

Add Healthcare Data Security Healthcare data security is complex issue, and the industry has been slow in determining how to handle new technology. In this week’s news roundup: improving healthcare data security with AI; advertising, Amazon, and artificial intelligence; Google’s controversial takeover of DeepMind Health; and, confusing laws and bad actors just some of the challenges facing healthcare data safety and patient privacy. How Artificial Intelligence Can Overcome Healthcare Data …

How Artificial Intelligence Can Overcome Healthcare Data Security Challenges and Improve Patient Trust | 9/18/2019

… claim that an individual’s medical record can be sold for ten times what their credit card goes for on the black market, making it a common target for hackers. Implementing privacy analytics to improve healthcare data security across the industry is critical in healthcare today, as more questions than answers arise about patient privacy and security. Johns Hopkins put into practice an artificial intelligence (AI) application to produce a highly …

MyDiamo, A MySQL DB Encryption Solution, Expands Into European Healthcare Data Security Market | The Wapakoneta Daily News | 9/12/2019

SEOUL, SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA, September 12, 2019 / EINPresswire.com / – The risks of healthcare data breaches include breaches of millions of records, third-party vendors and phishing attacks behind the incidents. Unfortunately, the implementation of encryption in the healthcare industry has lagged behind where it needs to be. During the first half of 2019, more than double the number of breaches in 2018 occurred according to Protenus and Egress Report. Nearly half …

Altruista’s GuidingCare Platform Achieves HITRUST Certification | PRWeb | 7/8/2019

Altruista’s GuidingCare Platform Achieves HITRUST Certification Share Article Elite status highlights ongoing commitment to security excellence. HITRUST CSF has become the gold standard for validating healthcare data security controls and we fully embrace it to strengthen our global operations and provide increased safeguards for our customers. - Ashish Kachru, Altruista CEO RESTON, Va. Altruista Health, an innovative provider of care management technology solutions for health plans and provider organizations, today announced …

Healthcare Data Security | 6/16/2019

News By Milica D. Djekic Anyone using emerging technologies would more or less deal with the data. Data are everywhere around us and what’s important to know – we should care about their security. So, what are the data? Data could get assumed as content that could be somehow known to the user. Many experts would agree that content we are familiar with could get called data and – on the other …

Mount Sinai’s first chief data officer on leveraging data, enhancing strategy & more | Becker’s Hospital Review | 6/6/2019

… so further strengthening our culture of data science across the Mount Sinai Health System and the Icahn School of Medicine is truly a unique and exciting opportunity. Q: What are some key threats to healthcare data security today? AK: I don’t see healthcare data security as very different from any other data security. As a result, I think that the challenges we face in data security are very similar to …

The 8 key ways to assess healthcare data security tools | 4/17/2019

Evaluate Weigh the pros and cons of technologies, products and projects you are considering. The 8 key ways to assess healthcare data security tools Find the most effective cybersecurity tools to protect healthcare systems and data by looking at these eight key features and what major vendors offer for these features. Reda Chouffani Biz Technology Solutions Healthcare data security tools are critical for hospitals and other providers to help reduce …

RBMA and Associated Sciences Consortium to Sponsor Two Days of Education at RSNA | PRWeb | 11/2/2017

… Sciences Courses will cover practice management and clinical issues including: Enterprise radiation dose management Trends in MRI fusion techniques Medicare Quality Payment Program Scope of practice issues for radiographers and radiological technologists Consumerism in healthcare Data security and hacking Family-centered care practices for improving outcomes “Radiology is changing rapidly due to both tremendous technological advancement and new understandings of how to create better value and outcomes for patients,” said …

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Healthcare Data Security Breach: What to Do If Your Records Have Been Hacked | 12/3/2019

… and prevent more information from being compromised. The team will be responsible for updating and managing your facility’s cybersecurity system. They should also keep up with the latest healthcare IT news, including the HIPAA Journal , to make sure your system is up to date. Healthcare cybersecurity trends tend to change on a dime, so your team needs to stay vigilant. The response plan should include steps for safeguarding your facility’s …

Sensitive Data of Millions of Patients Discovered to Be Freely Accessible Over the Internet | 10/22/2019

About HIPAA Journal Sensitive Data of Millions of Patients Discovered to Be Freely Accessible Over the Internet Home » Healthcare Data Security » Sensitive Data of Millions of Patients Discovered to Be Freely Accessible Over the Internet Posted By HIPAA Journal on Oct 22, 2019 Share this article on: Twitter The sensitive health information of millions of patients has been exposed over the internet as a result of the failure of nine …