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Many Doctors Don’t Secure Medical Devices From Hackers, Study Finds

Your doctor’s office likely doesn’t have any digital security for its mammography machines, heart pumps and other devices that are vulnerable to hacking, according to a new study. In a survey of 80 health care organizations in the U.S., the …

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NFL moves to EHRs

The National Football League (NFL) will make the switch from paper to electronic health records, contracting with ambulatory vendor eClinicalWorks to serve 32 teams nationwide. “The health and safety of our players continues to be our number one priority,” Brian …

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CMS violated data breach notification requirements

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services failed to meet federal  notification requirements when its Medicare patient database was breached, or  offer much help to beneficiaries whose protected health information was  compromised, an audit by the Department of Health & …

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Vote for MSKIC to present at SxSW 2013

Vote for MSKIC to present at next years SXSW, please cast your vote! HIPAA: Privacy, Social Media, and Cloud Computing U.S. healthcare has been revolutionized by three fundamental pressures: 1. increasing governmental and public demand for increased patient accessibility and health …

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