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Latest Medical privacy Stories

2014-03-19 23:04:38

New tools, methodologies, and frameworks empower the privacy office to comply with confidence. Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 Nymity, a global data privacy compliance research company, is delighted to announce an entire suite of tools and resources designed specifically for the privacy office. Nymity’s new tools, frameworks, and methodologies are designed to support the privacy office in organizations of any size, industry, sector, or jurisdiction. Nymity is excited to release...

2014-03-11 16:27:54

Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario and Aislelabs discuss design and architecture of MLA systems TORONTO, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- As the popularity of smartphones and tablet computers continues to rise, more and more creative ways of using these devices are being developed. One technology that has recently created a new use of smart mobile devices by utilizing their increased connectivity is Mobile Location Analytics (MLA). At Aislelabs, protecting consumer...

2014-02-11 23:03:52

Sqrrl’s NoSQL database, Sqrrl Enterprise, enables Medyear to securely transmit clinical records and digitally share health information Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 Sqrrl, the company that develops secure database software for Big Data applications, has partnered with Medyear, the world’s first personal health exchange. Sqrrl’s NoSQL database, Sqrrl Enterprise, enables users of Medyear to securely exchange any type of health information electronically. Medyear is...

2014-02-05 23:26:58

The February issue of Report on Patient Privacy offers lessons that HIPAA covered entities and business associates can glean from the recent rash of retail data breaches. Washington, DC (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 Late last year, big-box store Target, luxury department store Neiman Marcus, and arts and crafts chain Michael’s experienced massive data breaches of the credit card information of millions of those stores’ customers. While these breaches seem to be confined, at least for the...

2014-01-28 04:21:26

Online trust falls to lowest point in three years with only 55 percent of British internet users saying they trust most companies with their personal data LONDON, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The latest edition of the annual TRUSTe Consumer Confidence Index shows that consumer online privacy concerns are growing with six in ten internet users (60 percent) more concerned about their privacy online than they were one year ago. Online trust continues to fall and the business impact is...

2014-01-23 11:20:06

Surveillance minimization - where surveillance is the exception, not the rule - could help rebuild public trust following revelations about the collection of personal data, according to a law academic from the University of East Anglia. Dr Paul Bernal, whose research covers privacy, surveillance and human rights, says the role of government surveillance and of surveillance by commercial groups and others must be reconsidered. He suggests surveillance minimization as a way forward and...

2014-01-22 23:22:51

The Privacy Professor® shares tips to control your digital footprint. Des Moines, Iowa (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 Gov. Terry Branstad has proclaimed Tuesday, January 28, 2014, as the fifth annual Data Privacy Day in the state of Iowa to coincide with International Data Privacy Day. This day marks an important opportunity to encourage Iowans to be aware of data privacy concerns in today’s digital society and to take steps to protect personal information. Des Moines-based and...

2013-12-13 23:03:13

December issue of Report on Patient Privacy offers analysis of a case involving allegations of medical malpractice, civil rights violations, battery, false imprisonment and more at a New Mexico medical center. Washington, DC (PRWEB) December 13, 2013 Allegations laid out in a federal suit filed in the U.S. District Court in New Mexico against Gila Medical Center in Silver City, N.M., and two of its physicians, along with a handful of local police and sheriff’s deputies and a deputy...

2013-12-12 12:28:22

Jan. 28th Day of Awareness to Focus on Respecting Privacy, Safeguarding Data and Enabling Trust for all Digital Users WASHINGTON, Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Widespread support for Data Privacy Day (DPD) 2014 is growing in the U.S. and abroad as the annual January 28(th) awareness day that promotes the protection of privacy and data stewardship draws closer. Officially coordinated by the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA), Data Privacy Day is celebrated by hundreds...

2013-10-30 12:26:22

HIM Professionals Play Key Role in Helping to Ensure Privacy and Security ATLANTA, Oct. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The increasing use of patient portals has the potential to provide consumers with a faster and more convenient way to access their personal health information. Portals also present privacy and security challenges for the healthcare industry that health information management (HIM) professionals can help solve. (Logo:...