Six UK systems storing x-rays, MRI and CT scans were found to be allowing unprotected access to images, according to security firm Greenbone Networks.
The August edition of Digital Health’s cyber security round-up includes updates on the Capital One data breach – described as one of the biggest ever – and insights from Hiscox’s Cyber Readiness report.
Trails will enable staff to access the information through the summary care record application,with integration with clinical systems planned further afield.
A drama at sea has led Joe McDonald to consider the value of patient-centric health records. Could they finally resolve the Gordian Knot of information governance and re-energise the EPR market as well as dramatically improving care?
Data pertaining to tens of millions of patients around the world has been jeopardised due to severe security flaws in patient management software OpenEMR.
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Part of the initiative aims to address individuals who may have received private care and may have information missing from their health record.
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Facebook had approached medical institutions in the United States about a proposed data-sharing agreement that would see patient records linked to social media users, it has emerged.
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The UK’s largest integrated Health and Social Care Trust is introducing an RFID tracking system to make it easier to keep tabs on patient records.
More than 1,400 health and care professionals in Camden have accessed information via a shared care record since the system went live last year.
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A former NHS administrator, Sally Anne Day, has been fined for unlawfully accessing patient records where she was fined £200 for each offence.