Topic: Privacy and Security
Data breaches cost healthcare companies $408 per record, almost twice as much as the financial industry. Plus digital health took in $4.9B this year.
MedEvolve, a practice management software provider, has revealed a data breach that exposed the information of more than 200,000 patients.
Amazon buys a glut of new health data with its PillPack acquisition; Cerner settles another overtime pay lawsuit.
Oscar Health will expand into three more states for 2019, plus more healthcare industry headlines.
An administrative law judge ruled MD Anderson must pay $4.3 million for HIPAA violations tied to unencrypted devices stolen in 2012 and 2013.
Dignity Health says information for 56,000 patients was exposed earlier this year after a vendor's email list malfunctioned.
New research offers some evidence that patients have been harmed due to medical device cybersecurity vulnerabilities.
Lawmakers are pointing to the removal of two senior cybersecurity staffers as one reason for "significant confusion" about the status of HCCIC.
After suing the company that sent out HIV mailings, Aetna has turned its ire to the attorneys that brought a class-action suit.
There's plenty of work to be done in informing patients about precision medicine, according to a new survey.