Tag: health records

Innovation, Med Tech

Surviving The Data Breach Epidemic

February 23, 2023

Via: Health IT Answers

Under the HITECH Act, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has to post and investigate all data breaches of health records affecting 500 people or more. In the last 24 months, there have been 885 breaches. As a […]

Innovation, Medical Devices

Medical Device Cybersecurity: 22 million US health records breached thus far in 2022

July 27, 2022


Cybersecurity is an important consideration for many industries, but the healthcare, pharma, and medical device sectors are particularly susceptible to cyberattacks. Personal healthcare information is highly valuable to hackers, and the medical industry is known to be slow to adopt […]


Startup seeks to hold doctors, hospitals accountable on patient record requests

November 18, 2019

Via: The Medical News

When Kelly Shanahan had her OB-GYN practice in South Lake Tahoe, Calif., she was meticulous about providing medical records promptly to all patients who requested them, she said. But since being diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer in 2013, an event […]