Circulation acquired by NEMT broker Logisticare for $46 million
Atlanta-based Logisticare will fold Circulation ' s HIPAA-compliant software platform into its offerings. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - September 18, 2018 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

How equipment and security software work together to make sure your business meets HIPAA compliance
The healthcare industry has some of the most stringent standards in terms of data-related regulatory compliance.   HIPAA (the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) applies to 18 different aspects of individual health information that could potentially be used to identify someone. HIPAA privacy rules apply to both written and visual information. Privacy rules are only one aspect of HIPAA. Whil e the entire act revolves around patient privacy, it’s not only organizations within the… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - September 18, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Brad Cash Source Type: news

Amazon Web Services, a subsidiary of Amazon.com, Features Angel MedFlight Worldwide Air Ambulance in Partner Story
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.,-- Amazon Web Services (AWS), a subsidiary of Amazon.com that provides on-demand cloud computing platforms, featured Angel MedFlight Worldwide Air Ambulance in a Partner Story outlining how the company is using technology to push healthcare forward. The article highlights how Angel MedFlight's development team created an iPad medical charting application, MedLog2, and soon saw a need to explore and expand storage solutions for its digital content. After not finding a canned solution, the team opted to build their own solution and integrate Salesforce and Amazon Web Services. "In the aviation he...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - September 17, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Angel MedFlight Worldwide Air Ambulance (press release) Tags: Operations Industry News Press Releases Source Type: news

Amazon Web Services, a subsidiary of Amazon.com, Features Angel MedFlight Worldwide Air Ambulance in Partner Story
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.,-- Amazon Web Services (AWS), a subsidiary of Amazon.com that provides on-demand cloud computing platforms, featured Angel MedFlight Worldwide Air Ambulance in a Partner Story outlining how the company is using technology to push healthcare forward. The article highlights how Angel MedFlight's development team created an iPad medical charting application, MedLog2, and soon saw a need to explore and expand storage solutions for its digital content. After not finding a canned solution, the team opted to build their own solution and integrate Salesforce and Amazon Web Services. "In the aviation he...
Source: JEMS Operations - September 17, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Angel MedFlight Worldwide Air Ambulance (press release) Tags: Operations Industry News Press Releases Source Type: news

No, a Wellness Device Can ’t Save Your Life (not Directly, Anyway)
It’s no surprise that a large number of wellness devices are being developed to allow today’s tech-savvy patient-consumers to take charge of their own health. Wellness devices are a great way to empower people by giving them access to data. However, it’s vital to remember that unlike medical devices, they are not required to be proven to be safe or effective. The responsibility and choice to claim a device as either wellness or medical lies completely with the manufacturer. It is extremely important that manufacturers understand the rules. Mistakenly seeking...
Source: MDDI - September 11, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Nigel Syrotuck Tags: Regulatory and Compliance Source Type: news

MouthWatch to Debut and Demonstrate Noteworthy TeleDent ™ Upgrades During CDA San Francisco
The Latest Release of the Leading All-In-One Teledentistry PlatformRaises the Bar on Efficient Workflow ManagementMetuchen, NJ – September 4, 2018 –MouthWatch, LLC aleader in innovative teledentistry solutions, digital case presentation tools and intraoral imaging devices, is launching a substantially upgraded version of TeleDent ™ during CDA Presents in San Francisco. MouthWatch will be demonstrating the enhanced teledentistry platform in booth #2012.Since its launch in 2016, TeleDent has enabled the sharing of patient data, clinical information, and intraoral images in real-time or via store and forward techno...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - September 5, 2018 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Pediatric vision test GoCheck Kids launches for iPhone
The FDA-cleared, HIPAA-compliant app looks to offer pediatricians a lower-cost alternative to purpose-built screening devices. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - September 5, 2018 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Video: Colorado Reporter Arrested; Police Cite HIPAA Violation
DENVER (Colorado Independent) - Police body camera footage released today shows two Denver officers told The Colorado Independent’s editor, Susan Greene, to “act like a lady” as they handcuffed and detained her in July for attempting to photograph them as they responded to a call on a public sidewalk. Greene was driving along East Colfax Avenue near the Colorado State Capitol building on the afternoon of July 5 when, by her account, she noticed Denver police surrounding a nearly naked African American man sitting handcuffed on the sidewalk, and stopped to see what was happening. (The man was later taken to the hospit...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - August 30, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: News Videos Administration and Leadership Source Type: news

Video: Colorado Reporter Arrested; Police Cite HIPAA Violation
DENVER (Colorado Independent) - Police body camera footage released today shows two Denver officers told The Colorado Independent’s editor, Susan Greene, to “act like a lady” as they handcuffed and detained her in July for attempting to photograph them as they responded to a call on a public sidewalk. Greene was driving along East Colfax Avenue near the Colorado State Capitol building on the afternoon of July 5 when, by her account, she noticed Denver police surrounding a nearly naked African American man sitting handcuffed on the sidewalk, and stopped to see what was happening. (The man was later taken to the hospit...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - August 30, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: News Videos Administration and Leadership Source Type: news

Pelzman's Picks: HIPAA Falls Short in Protecting Health Info
(MedPage Today) -- Also, AI-based diagnosis, drugs via drones, and speech recognition errors (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - August 7, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Cybersecurity Practice Guide, Special Publication: 1800-1, Securing Electronic Health Records on Mobile Devices
Practice guide provides IT implementers and security engineers with a detailed architecture guided by standards and best practices from NIST and others, including coverage of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) rules. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - July 31, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

How a rushed California law will change the privacy and security landscape for mobile health apps
About the Author: Adam H. Greene, JD, MPH, a partner and co-chair of Davis Wright Tremaine ’s health information practice, and former Senior Health Information Technology and Privacy Specialist at the HHS Office for Civil Rights, where he was responsible for applying the HIPAA Privacy, Security, and Breach Notification Rules to health IT. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - July 27, 2018 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

The iBeat Is a ‘Smart’ Watch, But It Can’t ‘Save Your Life’
The Emergency Medical Services and Fire industry is complex. Reporters covering Health and Health IT— including iBeat, the most recent darling — must carefully vet companies’ “Big Claims.” I do not often comment on articles written about other companies — particularly because, having been a journalist for the first half of my career, I empathize with the challenge of writing quickly about hot topics, especially when they are complex, technical, and the interview subject is a something of a celebrity. But journalists are in hindsight eulogizing the many signs that were missed with res...
Source: JEMS Special Topics - July 20, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Jonathon S. Feit, MBA, MA Tags: Exclusive Articles Columns Administration and Leadership Source Type: news

Virtual Assistants Not HIPAA Compliant
Lawyer recommends physicians should not bring Siri and Alexa to the office (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - July 14, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Nursing, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Source Type: news

Virtual Assistants Not HIPAA Compliant
FRIDAY, July 13, 2018 -- Virtual assistant programs like Google Assistant, Siri, and Alexa are not yet in compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), warns an article published in Medical Economics. While it is... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 13, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news