83% of U.S. physicians have had a cyber-attack in their practices

Research: 83% of U.S. physicians have had a cyber-attack in their practices

The findings come from an online survey conducted between July and August 2017, that was further supported with in-depth research and phone interviews.
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Telehealth company MDLive hit with a class-action lawsuit over patient privacy

The suit alleges MDLive takes screenshots during the first 15 minutes patients use its app, during which they are prompted to enter their health information.

MedCrypt to make QuiO’s Smartinjector device platform more secure

The initial agreement will provide software security for QuiO's first two products - the Si One, used for specialty drugs, and Si Pen, for diabetes patients.
Kinvey HIPAA Compliant mBaaS

Kinvey launches HIPAA-compliant enterprise mBaaS on Google Cloud Platform

The solution provides a secure, compliant and complete platform for mobile and web apps, reducing IT CAPEX and OPEX costs, along with app time to market.
Apple HealthKit

Apple refuses to unlock iOS for FBI

The CEO Tim Cook said that Apple creating a program to unlock an iPhone would endanger the security of the data, including personal health information.
RapidSOS

RapidSOS secures $5M Series A to mobilize 911 system

The company's first product will be launched later this year to serve as a universal data pipeline from any connected device to first responders.
Attitudes Towards Health Apps and Online Health

Parks: 25% of consumers have privacy concerns with connected health devices

The industry not only needs to ensure it has strong security measures in place but also that users are aware of the steps they are taking to protect their data.
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Survey: Consumers concerned about privacy of personal health data

Also, survey -- conducted among 3,679 Healthline.com readers -- found growing interest in the advancement of wearables, mHealth apps and telehealth among users.

America’s medical records systems flirting with disaster

A hack that exposes the medical and financial records of hundreds of thousands of patients is coming, security experts are saying - it's only a matter of when.
FiDELYS smart watch

FiDELYS smart watch with iris recognition raising funds at Indiegogo

Featuring military grade iris recognition technology, the watch tries to solve three problems - the password plague, privacy and authentication issues.