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Creating an Infrastructure of Health Data to Support Amazon’s Leap into Healthcare

By CLAUDIA WILLIAMS  Amazon has transformed the way we read books, shop online, host websites, do cloud computing, and watch TV. Can they apply their successes in all these other areas to healthcare? Just last week, Amazon announced Comprehend Medical, machine learning software that digitizes and processes medical records. “The process of developing clinical trials… Read More »

AL and ML choices can dramatically improve data security

As networks have advanced in complexity, so have the tools and tactics of cybercriminals. Organizations increase their cybersecurity budgets and teams, yet breaches keep occurring. In the fight for stronger security, vendors are offering up AI and machine learning as a Holy Grail. But do these technologies actually deliver? Frequent headlines make it clear that… Read More »

Feds fine hospital that didn’t cut data access to former employee

Pagosa Springs Medical Center in Colorado, a critical access hospital, will pay $ 111,400 to the HHS Office for Civil Rights. The small provider is being hit after neglecting to terminate access to protected heath information after an employee left the practice. A complaint sent to OCR alleged the former employee continued to have access… Read More »