With highly sensitive patient data to protect, and more vectors through which to access that data than ever before, the shortage of cybersecurity professionals should be of utmost concern to healthcare organizations.
The House of Representatives voted to pass legislation that would enable the appropriate sharing of substance use disorder records by aligning 42 CFR Part 2 with HIPAA for purposes of treatment, payment, and operations.
Despite mistrust in pharmaceutical companies and recent high-profile data breaches at hospitals and insurance companies, people who have participated in clinical trials overwhelmingly support the sharing of their data, a new study finds.
Smartphone users might notice that location-specific advertisements show up when they’ve traveled from one place to another—they may notice ads for services or spam emails for coupons.
American companies—including healthcare providers—have been rushing to comply with the sweeping new privacy law enacted by the European Union that went into effect on May 25.