Clinical CareConfidential Information: Setting the Minimum Necessary
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) requires healthcare employees to use or share only the "minimum necessary" information...
Innovation4 Essential Data and IT Articles To Read During the Time of COVID-19
Healthcare systems share how they are fueling innovation, plus organizations report key political and regulatory updates, as well as insights...
InnovationInova Health System Reports Breach Affecting More Than 1M Individuals
The information exposed did not include Social Security numbers, financial account information, or credit card/payment information, according to Inova.
InnovationUtah Pathology Services Email Breach Exposes Information of More Than 100K Individuals
Utah Pathology implemented additional safeguards and reported the incident to law enforcement, according to the security notice.
Covid-19HHS Makes COVID-19 Data Reporting a Medicare CoP as of Sept. 2
Most hospitals are already familiar with the data requirements, but some have been struggling to meet all the elements.
StrategyWomen Account for 30% of the Healthcare C-Suite
A new report from McKinsey & Company found that while women's representation in the C-suite has increased in recent years,...
Covid-19California's Data Failures Stymie Efforts to Curb the Virus
Data system failures left California with a backlog of about 300,000 lab reports. Of those, nearly 15,000 turned out to...
InnovationWalgreens Reports Data Breach Affecting 72K Individuals
A Walgreens spokesperson said that approximately 180 of the company?s stores across the country were affected by the potential data...
InnovationLifespan Pays Over $1M to OCR to Settle Stolen Laptop Breach
The subsequent OCR investigation found that Lifespan failed to implement policies and procedures to encrypt all devices used for work...
InnovationLifespan and Brown's Medical School Launch Center for Digital Health
Focus of the facility will be to scale digital treatment innovations and focus on vulnerable populations.
InnovationFlorida Orthopaedic Institute Reports Breach Affecting 640K Individuals
FOI says it immediately took steps to restore impacted data, secure the environment, and initiate an internal investigation.
Covid-19Trump Administration's Sudden Shift on COVID Data Leaves States in the Lurch
In an email, Missouri Hospital Association spokesperson Dave Dillon called the move "a major disruption."