Social Factors And Their Influence On Healthcare
Social environments to which patients are exposed play a huge role in their health. There are studies that link these social determinants to health concerns, but there is nothing being done on the healthcare side to alleviate these issues. The question is, should it be the providers or insurance agency’s responsibility to address this problem for the patient?
Amazon Seeks HIPAA Compliance For Alexa
Delving deeper into their newly expanding healthcare venture, Amazon has put together a team of HIPAA compliance experts to work on bringing Alexa up to speed. They hope to allow Alexa to give medical advice, hopefully lessening patient intake as well as healthcare costs, while also avoiding HIPAA fines for non-compliance.
Healthcare Security: Will The Threat Ever End?
With the ever looming threat of an attack on healthcare data, and the sensitivity of that information, it’s no wonder cybersecurity is a huge priority for anyone in the healthcare industry. Preparing and preventing are the best ways to avoid a breach and the best way to evolve is to not repeat past mistakes. By studying past security attacks, we can better prevent future ones by armoring against those weak spots.