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Content tagged with Security & Privacy posted in September 2014
25 Years Of Health IT: Highs & Lows
News  |  9/30/2014
IT has transformed the business of healthcare over the past quarter century. Take a look at some of the major consequences -- good and bad -- of health IT's growth.
FDA Pushes To Improve Medical Device Security
News  |  9/29/2014
Cyber attacks pose a grave threat to the integrity of healthcare services, agency says.
Shellshock's Threat To Healthcare
Commentary  |  9/29/2014
The Bash bug is everywhere, including in medical devices. The industry must be better prepared to protect itself and patients.
Health IT's Future: 9 Issues To Watch
News  |  9/29/2014
Expect the pace of innovation to pick up as healthcare providers increasingly leverage IT to improve patient care, make competitive gains, and save costs.
25 Years Of Health IT: A Complicated Journey
Slideshows  |  9/29/2014
Policy changes and consumer pressures have spurred huge changes in health IT. Take a look back at how we got here -- and where we're going.
Shellshock Bug: 6 Key Facts
News  |  9/27/2014
The Shellshock bug could do more damage than the recent Heartbleed bug. Here's what you need to know.
Quantified Self Should Be About Health, Not Ego
Commentary  |  9/25/2014
Silicon Valley is obsessed with data collection, including personal data. But for health and fitness monitoring technologies, the real goal must be meaningful health results.
Healthcare Needs Cyber Security Leadership & Governance
Commentary  |  9/23/2014
Cyber security breaches point to a bigger problem than inadequate security technology or processes. They point to failed leadership and governance strategies.
Weight Watchers Pursues Image Makeover
News  |  9/22/2014
After four successive quarters of loss, Weight Watchers asks CTO Dan Crowe to transform the company into a sleek, digital mobile health-app startup.
The Security Skills Shortage No One Talks About
Commentary  |  9/16/2014
Lack of soft skills in information security is an even bigger problem than the shortage of technical expertise.
HIPAA Violations: Don't Be A Headline
Commentary  |  9/16/2014
No HIPAA violation case has ever gone to court, for interesting reasons. Here's advice on avoiding violations in the first place.
How Electronic Health Records Can Improve Outcomes
Commentary  |  9/16/2014
EHRs must do much more than simply replace paper charts. By enhancing them with personal health record features, we can create a new tool that deepens patient engagement.
Simplify HIPAA, Devs Tell DC
News  |  9/16/2014
App developer association ACT teams with AirStrip and other mobile app companies to ask for simpler, updated Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act rules governing app development.
Dyre Straits: Why This Cloud Attack's Different
Commentary  |  9/12/2014
Dyre is a new breed of Trojan, attacking cloud apps and using the cloud as a delivery vehicle.
Apple iPhone 6, Apple Watch: What's Missing
News  |  9/9/2014
Apple did many things right with its new iPhone and Watch hardware, but left a few key technologies out of the mix.
#Ebola Lessons: How Social Media Gets Infected
Commentary  |  9/9/2014
Social networks can be both hero and villain during disease outbreaks and other public panics.
Who Owns EHR Data?
News  |  9/9/2014
The owners of electronic health records aren't necessarily the patients. How much control should patients have?
Blinders For Google Glass
News  |  9/9/2014
Cyborg Unplug promises to boot Google Glass and other surveillance devices from local networks.
HealthCare.gov Breach: The Ripple Effect
News  |  9/6/2014
Hackers breached a HealthCare.gov test server, reportedly affecting no records, but the repercussions could spread across many medical organizations.
Hillary Clinton Talks Tech: 9 Facts
News  |  9/2/2014
Hillary Clinton explained how she sees technology fitting into the recovering US economy, at Nexenta OpenSDx conference. Here are nine things we learned.
Seattle Children's Hospital CIO: Donít Call Me Superman
News  |  9/2/2014
Seattle Children's SVP/CIO Wes Wright says IT needs more Clark Kents and fewer Supermans to get real work done.


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