MarketingFacebook Parent Company Accused of Enabling Patient Tracking Via Hospital Web Sites
Dual lawsuits allege ads were tailored to patients based on their health information
TechnologyThird-Party Cloud Computing Risk Management Guide Now Available for Healthcare Providers
Cloud Security Alliance guide describes risks to everything from patient privacy to an organization's reputation.
TechnologyAMA Survey Cites Patient Concerns With Data Security
Patients are increasingly concerned about who has access to their confidential health information and how that data is being used,...
TechnologyHHS Issues Guidelines on Audio-Only Telehealth Use
The Health and Human Services Department's Office for Civil Rights has released guidelines on how healthcare providers can use audio-only...
PayerPartnership HealthPlan of California Hacked
The Fairfield-based nonprofit is trying to determine if the secured access to the personal records of any of its more...
TechnologyGroups Offer 5 Recommendations for Protecting Patient Data on Third-Party Apps
The Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange and the Confidentiality Coalition have written a letter to federal officials calling for more...
TechnologyNew Bill Would Update HIPAA to Address New Technology
The Health Data Use and Privacy Commission Act, introduced earlier this month in the Senate, would create a commission to...
PayerThe Threat and Potential of Quantum Computing for Healthcare
"If I was a payer right now, security and ransomware would be keeping me up at night," says one HIPAA...
Clinical CareQ&A: Revoking Authorization for Disclosure
Individuals have the right to revoke their authorizations in writing at any time.
TechnologyIllinois Healthcare Provider Suffers Breach Impacting Nearly 105,000 Individuals
In a security notice, Cancer Treatment Centers of America and Midwestern Regional Medical Center said it identified suspicious activity from...
Clinical CareQ&A: Shredding Documents After Scanning
Mary D. Brandt, MBA, RHIA, CHE, CHPS, a healthcare consultant specializing in healthcare regulatory compliance and operations improvement, answers when...
TechnologyQ&A: HIPAA for Wearable Devices
Companies like FitBit are not covered entities, so they have no obligation to comply with HIPAA regulations.