For healthcare data security, blockchain can be a valuable piece of the puzzle

Mobi Health News

Blockchain can protect data integrity and streamline patient consent, but it should be used in conjunction with other technologies and procedures

Talking Healthcare Data Security on HIMSS.tv

Health Blawg

I spoke with quite a number of healthcare innovators and some of those conversations will be coming your way as internet radio broadcasts and podcasts via HealthcareNOW Radio , on Harlow On Healthcare. Interoperability, properly implemented, is likely to improve health data security.

Talking Healthcare Data Security on HIMSS.tv

Health Blawg

I spoke with quite a number of healthcare innovators and some of those conversations will be coming your way as internet radio broadcasts and podcasts via HealthcareNOW Radio , on Harlow On Healthcare. Interoperability, properly implemented, is likely to improve health data security.

Talking Healthcare Data Security on HIMSS.tv

Health Blawg

I spoke with quite a number of healthcare innovators and some of those conversations will be coming your way as internet radio broadcasts and podcasts via HealthcareNOW Radio , on Harlow On Healthcare. Here’s a ten-minute video for your listening and viewing pleasure, courtesy of HIMSS.tv (which debuted at HIMSS 2018)wherein I discuss the pros and cons of a strict approach to health data security with Dr. Nick van Terheyden (aka @drnic1 ). ?.

Talking Healthcare Data Security on HIMSS.tv

Health Blawg

I spoke with quite a number of healthcare innovators and some of those conversations will be coming your way as internet radio broadcasts and podcasts via HealthcareNOW Radio , on Harlow On Healthcare. Here’s a ten-minute video for your listening and viewing pleasure, courtesy of HIMSS.tv (which debuted at HIMSS 2018)wherein I discuss the pros and cons of a strict approach to health data security with Dr. Nick van Terheyden (aka @drnic1 ). ?.

Talking Healthcare Data Security on HIMSS.tv

Health Blawg

I spoke with quite a number of healthcare innovators and some of those conversations will be coming your way as internet radio broadcasts and podcasts via HealthcareNOW Radio , on Harlow On Healthcare. Here’s a ten-minute video for your listening and viewing pleasure, courtesy of HIMSS.tv (which debuted at HIMSS 2018)wherein I discuss the pros and cons of a strict approach to health data security with Dr. Nick van Terheyden (aka @drnic1 ). ?.

Why Healthcare is Moving to Cloud: Data Security

Perficient

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. Cloud adoption is prevailing in healthcare for a multitude of reasons.

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.

Texting patient information – The latest from CMS

Health Blawg

Last month, the Health Care Compliance Association published a story stating that CMS had sent emails to two different hospitals stating that text messaging (including secure messaging services) is verboten. CMS has a communications problem.

HIE 78

Texting patient information – The latest from CMS

Health Blawg

Last month, the Health Care Compliance Association published a story stating that CMS had sent emails to two different hospitals stating that text messaging (including secure messaging services) is verboten. CMS has a communications problem.

HIE 78

National Cybersecurity Awareness Month Takeaways

Health Blawg

Without further ado, here they are: Encryption: Encryption is the conversion of electronic data into an unreadable or coded form that is unreadable without a decryption key. If logs do not collect and retain the correct data, suspicious activity may go unnoticed.

National Cybersecurity Awareness Month Takeaways

Health Blawg

Without further ado, here they are: Encryption: Encryption is the conversion of electronic data into an unreadable or coded form that is unreadable without a decryption key. If logs do not collect and retain the correct data, suspicious activity may go unnoticed.

5 Ways Health Systems Can Improve Their Cybersecurity in 2018

Redox

Last year was a discouraging one for healthcare data security, and this year seems to be off to a rocky start as well. With attacks becoming more commonplace and damaging—and with medical information more valuable than ever—healthcare organizations are beginning to put a greater and much-needed focus on protecting patient data. . A forensic security firm later found that the practice systems had been accessed on the separate occasions.

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. 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.

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. 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.

CMS Doubling Down on Health IT; Patients

CMS.gov

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. If the patient truly is what our healthcare system seeks to serve, then the patient must be the focal point of all policies and private industry decision-making.