How to Ensure Healthcare Data Security

HealthStream

Health IT Security just released the following five ways that healthcare organizations can safeguard protected health information (PHI) by instituting up-to-date cybersecurity measures

Why Healthcare is Moving to Cloud: Data Security

Perficient Data & Analytics

The following is the first blog in a series about why healthcare organizations are moving to cloud. Gone are the days of healthcare organizations wondering if they need to utilize the cloud. Business and tech leaders report that increasing cloud usage is one of their top priorities , and adoption rates in healthcare mirror that trend. In early 2019, HIMSS reported that 39% of IT workloads were deployed in the cloud in healthcare organizations.

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Blockchain in Healthcare: A Vehicle Towards Digital Health 2.0?

The Digital Health Corner

A good definition of blockchain is: “A blockchain , [1] [2] [3] originally block chain , [4] [5] is a continuously growing list of records , called blocks, which are linked and secured using cryptography. [1] 1] [6] Each block typically contains a cryptographic hash of the previous block, [6] a timestamp and transaction data. [7] 7] By design, a blockchain is inherently resistant to modification of the data.

A tale of two tech titans hoping to help healthcare

Health Blawg

We are awash in data. But we can’t access data when and where we need it. Apple recently announced its foray into the personal health record market. Amazon, together with Berkshire Hathaway and JP Morgan Chase, just announced the establishment of a new joint venture said to focus on technological solutions to lower healthcare costs for their employees. How do these announcements relate to each other and to other developments in the healthcare arena?

A tale of two tech titans hoping to help healthcare

Health Blawg

We are awash in data. But we can’t access data when and where we need it. Apple recently announced its foray into the personal health record market. Amazon, together with Berkshire Hathaway and JP Morgan Chase, just announced the establishment of a new joint venture said to focus on technological solutions to lower healthcare costs for their employees. How do these announcements relate to each other and to other developments in the healthcare arena?

CMS Doubling Down on Health IT; Patients

CMS.gov

CMS Doubling Down on Health IT; Patients. Americans enjoy the benefits of the best healthcare providers and innovators in the world. Healthcare costs continue to grow faster than the U.S. GDP, making it more difficult with each passing year for CMS to ensure healthcare to not only its beneficiaries of today, but generations of beneficiaries in the future. CMS is committed to leveraging innovation to truly empower patients with their own data, decisions, and care.