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Most Read Stories

1) Whistleblower reveals secret Google-Ascension healthcare data deal

Revelation prompted statements from both companies, asserting no HIPAA violations

2) Medical device cybersecurity: Need for practical solutions

Experts from ECRI Institute address the number one threat to healthcare delivery

3) New DICOM design flaw spells potential risks for image storing and sharing

Enables hiding, protection and spread of malware

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Press Room

GE Healthcare Life Sciences pairs up with Advanced Solutions Life Sciences for regenerative tissue manufacturing
December 09, 2019
MITA applauds lawsmakers, DOD for expanding access to advanced diagnostic breast imaging for U.S. servicewomen
December 09, 2019
House bill would improve medicare patient access to breakthrough technologies
December 09, 2019
Smaller, independent physician practices urge Congress to solve surprise billing the right way
December 09, 2019
Female military officers receive breast tomosynthesis coverage under Tricare
December 09, 2019
Reducing risk in AI and machine learning-based medical technology
December 09, 2019
New ultra-miniaturized scope less invasive, produces higher quality images
December 09, 2019
Survey: Three quarters of female physicians have experienced income inequality or other forms of gender discrimination
December 09, 2019
MEDICA proves itself as an mHealth hotspot - Trend report no. 8
December 06, 2019
Microfluidics and bio chips were highlights at COMPAMED 2019 - Final report and trends
December 06, 2019

Cyber Security

Healthcare hacks skyrocketed in October
All told, 661,830 records were compromised in these episodes
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Google almost exposed personal information for 30,000 patients: report
Planned to publicly post over 100,000 X-ray scans
Whistleblower reveals secret Google-Ascension healthcare data deal
Revelation prompted statements from both companies, asserting no HIPAA violations
Texas state agency to pay $1.6 million for HIPAA violation
Breaching of ePHI belonging to 6,617 people
ECS awarded $116 million contract to modernize IT of Military Health System
Provides medical care to 9.4 million military families and veterans
What the NotPetya malware strike showed the healthcare industry
Merck lost 15,000 Windows systems in 90 seconds, and $870 million
The Brooklyn Hospital Center hit by hackers
The latest in an ongoing string of healthcare facility attacks
Radiology, HealthOps, and the question of cybersecurity
Insights from Safi Oranski, vice president of business development at CyberMDX
Data-scrubbed brain MR scans may still expose patient identity
The risk of facial recognition software combined with public research databases
MITA publishes new standard for medical device security
Calls for sharing standardized information on security control features within devices
Small healthcare groups slammed by ransomware, too
New examples prove that it is no longer just the major health systems being targeted
Hospitals in Alabama pay hackers after ransomware attack
DCH System hospitals are still struggling to return to treating patients
More than 70 percent of hospital breaches create potential for identity theft or fraud
Includes sensitive demographic or financial information, says study
Imaging data is unprotected online: Five takeaways from ProPublica report
More than 16 million images and records easily accessible online
Patient record breaches in 2019 already double the total from last year
Report finds almost 32 million patient record breaches, compared to 15 million in 2018
Browser beware: Study uncovers data leaks that could impact health IT
Chrome and Firefox extensions may cause vulnerability
Vulnerabilities found in infusion pump firmware
Could enable dose or infusion rate manipulation
Enterprise content management (ECM) systems are the rise
Offering better data security, market may exceed $1.3 billion by 2023