‘There are no serious safeguards’: can 23andMe be trusted with our DNA?
What’s next for 23andMe? Most people know the biotech company as a genetic testing service. Stories of people sending their cheek swabs off in the mail only to discover that a parent who raised them wasn’t their biological one have become a kind of millennial horror genre. Of course, most 23andMe…#annewojcicki #kristenvbrown #hipaa #suzannebernstein #thorinklosowski #ashkenazijewish #23andme #guardian #dominicsellitto #universityofbuffalo (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 17, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

HHS: Confidentiality of Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Patient Records
Notice of final rule from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) modifying its regulations to implement provisions of Section 3221 of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), which, among other things, requires HHS to bring 42 CFR part 2 ("Part 2") into greater alignment with certain aspects of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) Privacy, Breach Notification, and Enforcement Rules. This notice also summarizes and responds to public comments on theDecember 2, 2022, proposed rule. This rule is effective April 16, 2024. Persons subject to this regu...
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - February 16, 2024 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Public Inspection: HHS: Confidentiality of Substance Use Disorder Patient Records
Pre-publication notice of final rule from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) modifying its regulations to implement provisions of Section 3221 of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), which, among other things, requires HHS to bring 42 CFR part 2 ("Part 2") into greater alignment with certain aspects of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) Privacy, Breach Notification, and Enforcement Rules. This notice also summarizes and responds to public comments on theDecember 2, 2022, proposed rule. This rule is effective 60 days after the publicatio...
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - February 9, 2024 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

7 Meme Stocks Set to Rebound Before Summer Hits
Meme stocks might relive their 2020 glory days by summer Many of yesterday’s meme stocks are today’s forgotten remnants collecting dust at the bottom of your portfolio, hopes of a multi-bagger long past abandoned. It’s only a loss if you sell, right? Let’s be real. Tons of top meme stocks—WeWork,…#meme #wework #smiledirectclub #teladochealthnyse #peloton #tdoc #hipaa #pltr #tilraybrands #tilray (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 1, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Apple Seeks Patent for Health-Based Trigger Warnings
Apple wants to prove that content control isn’t just for parents. The company seeks to patent a system for “health aware media navigation and consumption.” Apple’s system essentially aims to keep its users from consuming content that may present a health risk. “At times, a user may wish to consume…#apple #danielberrick #futureofprivacyforum #hipaa #triggerwarnings #dailyupside (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 18, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

These Companies Are Putting “Magnificence” in Healthcare
Big tech giants have been accelerating their pursuit of the AI healthcare market for several years. As AI infiltrates the medical field, the U.S. healthcare industry is on track to grow faster than any other sector in the United States economy. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the U.S.…#mag7 #alphabetinc #googlehealth #deepmind #alphabet #aicompany #healthscribe #hipaa #amazon #anthropicsclaude (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 16, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ezra Makes Full-Body MRI Scans More Accessible for Earlier Cancer Detection
On a cloudy day in a nondescript building in Los Angeles, Decrypt was invited to take a closer look at a technology that purports to use artificial intelligence to help doctors better identify cancer cells in the body. The tech is being developed by New York-based medical technology company Ezra,…#danielsodickson #wilshireblvd #beverlyhills #sodickson #ezraflash #riskscore #pdf #ezraai #clinicaloperations #hipaa (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 1, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Data breach impacts over 1 million Corewell Health patients
Over 1 million patients' information is at risk after the latest data breach on Michigan health care facilities. A recent cyberattack on a Corewell Health vendor facility breached the data of over 1 million patients in the state, Attorney General Dana Nessel announced Tuesday. "Health information…#michigan #corewellhealth #dananessel #nessel #llc #lansing #beaumont #mclarenhealthcare #hipaa #michigandepartment (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 28, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Guardians of Patient Privacy: HIPAA Training for Doctors Guardians of Patient Privacy: HIPAA Training for Doctors
From safeguarding patient trust to navigating privacy laws, physician HIPPA training is imperative.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 22, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Business of Medicine Source Type: news

AI And HIPAA: Navigating The Privacy Crossroads
It's not about whether healthcare workers should embrace AI, but how they can harness its power to the full extent (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - December 22, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Shashank Agarwal, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation standard Source Type: news

How To Navigate The Privacy Crossroads Between AI And HIPAA
It's not about whether healthcare workers should embrace AI, but how they can harness its power to the full extent (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - December 22, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Shashank Agarwal, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation standard Source Type: news

23andMe Hack Breaches 6.9 Million Users ’ Info, Including Some’s Health Data
Some 6.9 million 23andMe customers had their data compromised after an anonymous hacker accessed user profiles and posted them for sale on the internet earlier this year, the company said on Monday.  The compromised data included users’ ancestry information as well as, for some users, health-related information based on their genetic profiles, the company said in an email.  [time-brightcove not-tgx=”true”] Privacy advocates have long warned that sharing DNA with testing companies like 23andMe and Ancestry makes consumers vulnerable to the exposure of sensitive genetic ...
Source: TIME: Health - December 5, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Kristen V. Brown / Bloomberg Tags: Uncategorized News Desk wire Source Type: news

Canon highlights new CT scanners, workflow automation at RSNA 2023
CHICAGO - Canon Medical Systems unveiled two new CT scanners and a wide range of other offerings in its booth at RSNA 2023.CT Canon introduced two two new scanners, Aquilion One/Insight Edition and Aquilion Serve SP.The company's new flagship scanner, Aquilion One/Insight Edition is a premium system that pairs the company's Precise IQ Engine (PIQE) deep-learning reconstruction technology with Instinx -- translating into more efficient exams, according to Canon. It produces super-resolution 1024 matrix images for cardiac and body exams and features a 0.24-second rotation speed, which allows for one-beat scanning in patients...
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 1, 2023 Category: Radiology Authors: Kate Madden Yee, Erik L. Ridley Tags: RSNA 2023 Source Type: news

Radiology Partners launches RPX AI platform on AWS HealthImaging
Radiology Partners has launched its RPX AI cloud-based integration platform on Amazon Web Services’ AWS HealthImaging.RPX AI is using AWS HealthImaging, a HIPAA-eligible service for storing, analyzing, and sharing medical images at petabyte scale. This allows the company to deploy a suite of AI tools across any reading platform.The launch will provide hospitals and health systems with support for selecting, validating, implementing, and scaling AI imaging tools, the company said. (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 29, 2023 Category: Radiology Authors: AuntMinnie.com staff writers Tags: Industry News Source Type: news

Konica Minolta Delivers Layered Security Approach and Solutions for MFP Clients
Ramsey, NJ, Nov. 28, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta) today announced its recommended layered security approach for customers who operate the company's bizhub MFPs (multifunction printers) and other print devices to help protect organizations…#konicaminolta #healthcare #pci #hipaa #ferpa #gdpr #chrisbilello #mfp #securenotifier #antivirus (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 28, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news