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Spine experts repudiate Medtronic studies
In an extraordinary move, a group of spine specialists are publicly repudiating the research of other experts that...
Health data losses: Don’t blame hackers
While patients and doctors often worry about medical records being hacked by cybercriminals and Internet snoops, the...
Web Exclusive: OCR Patient Data Breach List Hits Milestone
The number of entities reporting breaches of unsecured protected health information affecting 500 or more individuals...
Web Exclusive: Group sues for Vermont prison health information
A prisoners' rights group is asking a court to order a company that provided health care in Vermont's prisons to...
Web Exclusive: Health Insurance Rules Aim to Restrict Rescissions in CA
In an effort to curb insurers from illegally rescinding coverage, California regulators have passed rules on the...
Software Freedom’s latest target is medical devices
Heart disease patients like Dick Cheney are vulnerable to buggy software and hack-attacks aimed straight at the devices...
UF Notifies Patients Of Privacy Breach
University of Florida officials in Gainesville have notified 2,047 people of a data breach that exposed their Social...
More with ties to UCLA may have snooped
California health regulators have connected 14 more people affiliated with UCLA Medical Center to the improper viewing...
Effectiveness of medical privacy law is questioned
Congress’ passing of a federal medical privacy law in the 1990s was hailed as a new level of protection for...
UCLA hospital bans cellphones, laptops
UCLA’s neuropsychiatric hospital has banned all cellphones and laptop computers after a patient posted group...