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Senators press Google on handling of health data for millions of Americans

Three U.S. senators are demanding that Google account for the company’s reported efforts to obtain the health records of millions of Americans without their awareness or consent. Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), Bill Cassidy (R-La.) and Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) wrote a letter to Google this week in response to a Wall Street Journal piece published earlier… Read More »

How to get the data right to advance collaboration, build trust

In the decade has since the Affordable Care Act was enacted, adoption of electronic health records has broadened significantly, and technology has exponentially increased the amount of information healthcare professionals have about their patients. Through mandating transparency of medical records, the reality of interoperability—the ability to efficiently and effectively share patient information with patients and… Read More »

Phishing aimed at payroll direct deposits also hits patient data

Wise Health System is notifying about 36,000 patients that their health information may have been compromised after several employees were victimized by a phishing attack. Also See: How regular phishing drills keep providers’ data safe At Wise Health, a three-hospital delivery system in the Fort Worth region of Texas, intruders obtained usernames and passwords and… Read More »