How the retail giant will use the sensitive medical data it collects is among the concerns.
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Criminals are compromising user login credentials of health care payment processors to divert payments from medical practices to themselves, the FBI warns.
HIPAA protects patients from unauthorized disclosure of personal information by covered entities such as medical practices and hospitals, but out from under the HIPAA umbrella, patients are mostly on their own, according to the authors of a recent report.
Clinicians need to be aware of their assumptions about patients based on age.
Access to internet-connected devices with cameras and skill in using digital platforms present barriers to a large portion of the population.
The agency has issued proposed draft recommendations to guide incorporation of cybersecurity protections into medical devices at the time of manufacture.
Of more than 100 studies used to support drug approvals, none reported information on the gender of participants.
New study is the first to examine the effect of the use of renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system inhibitors on AKI in COVID-19.
Medical information is especially valuable to data thieves for a number of reasons.
Developing an effective case management approach should be a key component of any effort to adapt to the changing patient care environment.
Hackers target vulnerabilities using legitimate software packages, a cybersecurity specialist says.
The pandemic has accelerated the number of clinicians retiring from practice.
Many organizations adopt overly conservative policies that restrict otherwise completely legal uses of health care data.
Physicians have been under greater stress as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, but they can take steps to lower the risk of burnout.
Among other considerations, health care providers must avoid giving individual medical advice.
The Office for Civil Rights in the US Department of Health and Human Services announced proposed changes to strengthen patients’ rights to access their own health information, improve care coordination, and reduce regulatory burdens.
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