Wearable Medical Devices Can Raise Issues for Healthcare Professionals
How data privacy, cybersecurity, ethics and malpractice intersect.
CMS Says No Protected Health Information Exposed in Breach
The agency has reopened the Direct Enrollment pathway in the wake of last week’s security incident.
FDA Weighs in on Medical Device Safety, But Responsibility Lies with Manufacturers
New tech can improve the patient experience and outcomes only if healthcare mitigates cybersecurity risks.
CMS Discloses Breach Affecting 75K People, Offering Few Details
The nation’s largest insurer has launched an investigation after staff “detected anomalous activity.”
How to Create an IoMT Cybersecurity Strategy that Works
3 stages of preparation that can help healthcare orgs prepare for the worst.
FDA Ramps Up Its Medical Device Cybersecurity Efforts
The regulator issued new guidance and unveiled plans to team up with homeland security.
Cybersecurity Not Always Top Priority as ASCs Move Toward Digitization
But the cloud could help healthcare organizations.
Anthem to Pay $16M for Largest Healthcare Data Breach to Hit U.S.
Cyberattacks compromised the protected health information of 79 million people.
21,000 Patients' Data Compromised in Minnesota Hacks
But the state Department of Human Services claims there’s no evidence that the information has been viewed or misused.
FDA Approves Medtronic Fix for Device Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities
The medical device manufacturer has updated the software as part of a voluntary recall to address safety risk.
Most Health IT Execs Not Confident in Their Med-Tech Cybersecurity
Healthcare leaders say their strategies could place patients at risk, a new survey found.
Privacy Concern or Public Benefit? Police Access to Consumer DNA in Question
Cops identified the alleged Golden State Killer using DNA collected by a direct-to-consumer company. But that might not concern the public, a new study finds.
3 Tips to Better Protect Patient Data
Why SOC 2 certification could help health systems.
Kicking Off Cybersecurity Month, FDA Launches New Medical Device Security Playbook
The playbook describes readiness activities that’ll enable health systems to better prepare for a MedTech cybersecurity incident.
Securing the Forgotten Servers: Why Printers Are the Biggest Security Risk Today
8 common printer cyber-hardening mistakes that could endanger your network.
Yes, Healthcare's Data Breach Problem Really Is That Bad
A new JAMA study finds that the number of data breaches has increased nearly every year since 2010.
The Clinical Divide E01: Civica Rx, 23andMe and a New Heart Failure Study
When physicians and hospital executives don’t see eye to eye, problems arise. Both groups must work together to bridge the Clinical Divide.
OIG Recommends FDA Place Greater Focus on Med-Tech Cybersecurity
The regulator agreed with the report’s three premarket review recommendations.
5 Steps to Prepare for Communication Challenges After a Data Breach
Healthcare is a major hacking target. Get ready before things get messy.
Bad for Healthcare: 1 in 50 Emails Contains a Malicious Link
Phishing causes some of healthcare’s worst data breaches.
9 Reasons Why the HIT Cloud Is Growing
Healthcare organizations can benefit from third-party assistance.
Researchers Stop Dramatic New Side-Channel Exploit That Cracks Encryption in 1 Second
Why the finding is significant in healthcare and elsewhere.
ID.me First to Meet New Digital Security Guidelines, Paving Path for Interoperability
How the identity platform could help healthcare.
With 860K Affected Patients, July Among Worst Data Breach Months of Year
Healthcare organizations reported 31 privacy incidents last month.
A Weed DNA Test, Interoperability and a Hack: Our Top 5 Stories
The week’s health-tech news that you can’t miss.
Another Major Healthcare Hack: 1.4M Patients' Records Compromised
What the UnityPoint Health attack means.
DTC Genetic-Testing Giants Throw Their Weight Behind Privacy
23andMe, Ancestry and others agreed to detailed transparency, separate consent for third-party sharing and limits on police disclosure.
These Data Security Challenges Are Plaguing Healthcare
But the industry can adopt strategies to protect patient data.
The Complicated Ethics of Gene Editing
How can healthcare discuss and deliver cutting-edge treatments without violating patients’ rights?
How Government and Healthcare Are Trying to Strengthen Cybersecurity
From HHS to the FDA, participants are tackling the problem from several angles.
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