The idea of security breaches often brings to mind malicious attackers hacking into computer systems. However, past major health sector breaches have shown vulnerabilities are more often than not the result of healthcare system misconfiguration. While such breaches cause significant reputational damages, HIPAA fines can add insult to injury, with the healthcare sector average fine of […]
Technology found in the video game industry are giving surgeons and doctors better access to training, and improving how they do their jobs.
One of the first victims of a hospital ransomware attack in 2020 was the Enloe Medical Center in Chico, California. Facility officials say data stored on their network was encrypted, obscuring it from staff access and forcing the facility to reschedule some elective procedures. KRCR reports the systems were removed from the network and the […]
While Google is using AI to improve breast cancer detection, other experts question the tech giant’s morality when it comes to working with patients’ data.
In so many ways, technology, artificial intelligence and machine learning are solving our biggest problems and helping to make our lives easier. One of the most important industries in which AI is being used is healthcare. According to Partners Healthcare, AI is already finding its place in medical imaging, disease detection, health monitoring, office voice assistants […]
Canopy Health is a physician and hospital-owned medical alliance in the Bay Area, focused on delivering a refreshing, transparent, affordable approach to healthcare from a network of exceptional physicians. Incorporated in 2015 as an affiliation between UCSF Health and John Muir Health, Canopy Health aims to provide a top-quality continuum of care through partnerships with […]
With the help of computational pathology firm Paige, healthcare technology giant Royal Phillips is bringing clinical artificial intelligence to pathology laboratories to help improve a pathologist’s workflow and treatment planning for patients. According to a joint news release Thursday, this strategic collaboration will first start with Paige Prostate to help pathologists quantify and characterize cancer […]
Despite the huge value we place on our healthcare information, the sector is one of the most targeted for cyber attacks and data theft. According to a new report from Black Book Market Research, nearly all IT professionals said in a survey that hackers are outpacing the tech savviness of the medical industry. So far […]
Facebook has released a new tool aimed at connecting users to preventative health resources, reminders and finding affordable preventative healthcare. The tool, called Preventative Health, follows another healthcare feature Facebook released earlier this year to make it easy to sign up as a blood donor and notifies users when nearby blood banks are in need. […]
Wolters Kluwer Health announces it has expanded its portfolio of real-world artificial intelligence (AI) solutions with the addition of a clinical natural language processing solution that enables healthcare organizations to unlock the value of unstructured clinical information. The solution, part of the Health Language platform, supports extraction of patient data found in free-text physician notes […]