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Ten steps to creating a safe, secure healthcare app

Ten steps to creating a safe, secure healthcare app

The mobile healthcare app market has been booming, with a report by Juniper Research predicting that as many as 142 million mobile healthcare apps will be downloaded by 2016. Healthcare providers have expressed concern about the safety and security of so many new apps, so if you’re an app developer, designer or consumer, read on [...]

July 29, 2014 | Reply More
Infographic: the top 7 HIPAA security risk analysis myths

Infographic: the top 7 HIPAA security risk analysis myths

This infographic created by Coalfire, an IT governance, risk and compliance firm, assesses the top 7 HIPAA security risk analysis myths. The moral of the infographic: HIPAA security risk analyses are not optional and should be continuously reviewed, corrected and modified.

July 28, 2014 | Reply More
Third party use of consumer health data

Third party use of consumer health data

A recent California Healthcare Foundation report that studied the ways in which personal health information is tracked and used found that “while personal health information held by healthcare providers and insurers is protected under HIPAA, many other sources of consumer data are not covered and can be disclosed to third parties.” As the popularity of [...]

July 23, 2014 | Reply More