Are Federal Regulations Stifling Disruptive Healthcare Technologies in the US?.

How far can medical technology go? Wearable tech, micro sensors, and the promise of 3D printing have helped revolutionize what can be accomplished. However, many argue that government regulations and FDA guidelines are hindering the growth of this industry and holding back progress that could improve people’s lives. How necessary is this regulation and how can […] read more

HIPAA Laptop Encryption: NYU Langone Had A Laptop PHI Breach In April.

According to phiprivacy.net, NYU Langone Medical Center announced a data breach in June, a little before their July admission to another data breach that affected 8,400 people.  Unlike the latter announcement, though, the June announcement appears to be somewhat outside of NYU’s control.  It’s a shame that not everyone is getting the story on the […] read more

Why encryption is crucial to your healthcare organization.

How much thought has your healthcare organization given to encryption? With technological advancement comes great responsibility, and when your patients’ health information is at risk, protecting your data should be a top priority.  Encryption can be the safeguard you need to prevent a security breach. Through full-disk or file encryption, your patients’ health information will […] read more