Author Archives: Protenus

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It’s fantasy football season, privacy officers. You know what that means, right?

In 2015 and 2016, Protenus found that the privacy of professional athletes’ medical records was violated equal to or more than any other VIP or celebrity category. The majority of these privacy violators were repeat offenders. Why? In many cases, Protenus found that football enthusiasts were looking for a competitive edge in their fantasy league...

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Four healthcare privacy officer best practices

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy Rule made many sweeping changes to the healthcare world. One of the most significant was the requirement that all healthcare organizations — no matter their size — designate a privacy officer whose primary duty is to protect the confidentially and privacy of patients’...

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A virtual goldmine: Why criminals target patient data (Part 2)

It is no secret that electronic health records (EHRs) are incredibly valuable. One needs to only look at the number of cyber attacks that target healthcare organizations as proof that those records contain extremely valuable patient information.

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The opportunities & challenges with AI in healthcare

Experts agree that healthcare has the most potential for applying Artificial Intelligence.

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A virtual goldmine: Why criminals target patient data (Part 1)

The healthcare industry is under siege.

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