Tag Archives: Data

VA apps pose privacy risk to veterans’ healthcare data

The increasing use of apps provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs is meant to improve access to patient health and benefits information in convenient digital platforms. However, members of Congress are worried that this electronic data is vulnerable. “When a veteran downloads an app from the VA’s app store, how much personal information does… Read More »

How to read between the lines of the healthcare data blocking debate

About a year ago, the Department of Health and Human Services first proposed rules to promote sharing and the interoperability of health data to enable patients to electronically access their health information. Many of the top industry players submitted commentary to The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology and the Centers for… Read More »

Babylon Health admits GP at Hand app data breach caused by ‘software issue’

London-based digital firm Babylon Health has admitted that a data breach occurred that allowed a patient to access recordings of another patient’s consultation via the GP at Hand app. The app, which has more than 2.3 million UK users, allows members to book medical appointments, access a triage chatbot and have consultations with NHS doctors via… Read More »

Salesforce Data Recovery Service to Retire in July: Odaseva Provides Businesses with a Plan to Protect Their Data in the Cloud

Salesforce’s plan to end its Data Protection Solution on July 31 adds more challenges for organizations to maintain business continuity. SAN FRANCISCO, CA, MAY 28, 2020 – Odaseva, the unified Data Protection, Data Privacy and DataOps platform, wants to remind Salesforce customers that there is no better time to develop an effective data protection plan,… Read More »