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Digital Transformation: From Theory to Application

It seems as though everyone is talking about digital transformation as of late. Talking about the different ways and areas that it can be helpful in the world of healthcare.

The White House prepares for an end to the Covid-19 PHE

PREPPING FOR THE END — Even as Covid-19 cases are rising across the country, preparations for the end of the public health emergency are in full swing within the administration, Ashish Jha, the White House Covid response coordinator, said during a Health Affairs event Tuesday.

Surprise: Telehealth Startups Playing Fast And Loose With Sensitive User Medical Data

From the Internet of very broken things to telecom networks, the state of U.S. privacy and user security is arguably pathetic.

‘Out of control’: Dozens of telehealth startups sent sensitive health information to big tech companies

Open the website of Workit Health, and the path to treatment starts with a simple intake form: Are you in danger of harming yourself or others?

CommonSpirit: Patients’ Data Breached in Ransomware Attack

Patients of at least seven hospitals in Washington state affiliated with CommonSpirit have been affected by a data breach involving the hospital chain's October ransomware incident.

Community Health Network reports online tracking data breach affecting 1.5 million

Community Health Network said it discovered on September 22 that the configuration of certain pixels on its digital properties allowed for a broader scope of patient information collection and transfer to third-party vendors, such as Meta and Google, than it realized.

Docovia Partners With Clearwater to Meet Healthcare Industry Cybersecurity and Compliance Requirements

Leading Software Developer Focused on the Aesthetics Industry Signs on to Clearwater's ClearAdvantage® Program to ...

Pediatric EMR Vendor Hack Affects 2.2 Million

A hacking incident at a cloud-based electronic health records and practice management software vendor affects dozens of the company's pediatric practice clients and more than 2.2 million of their patients and other individuals.

OCR Outlines Proper Use of Tracking Tech to Maintain HIPAA Compliance

Following reports that patient data was transmitted to Facebook through the use of tracking technology on hospital websites and within password-protected patient portals, the HHS Office for Civil Rights (OCR) issued a bulletin outlining the dos and don’ts of using tracking tech as a HIPAA-covered entity or business associate.

HHS: Web Trackers in Patient Portals Violate HIPAA

Federal regulators warned healthcare entities over commercial web traffic trackers embedded into patient portals, saying their use may violate patient privacy law.

Hospitals must do more to improve cybersecurity | HLTH Conference

Las Vegas - When Clearwater CEO Steve Cagle was asked if hospitals are improving their cybersecurity or if they still had a long road to go, he simply said, “Yes.”

New healthcare privacy challenges as online data tracking, sharing methods evolve

With security concerns, including a potential breach and a class-action suit, around Meta Pixel and other web tracking tools, health systems should be considering "all the ways PHI may be used, disclosed and accessed," says a former OCR investigator.


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