Tag Archives: Healthcare

Trump admin opens door to fundamental changes in healthcare benefits

The Trump administration has opened the door to altering how healthcare benefits are provided to millions of American employees. A new rule, set to go into effect next year, will allow employers to provide workers with funds to shop for coverage on their own, an option that could dramatically upend employer-sponsored coverage.  Instead of working with… Read More »

Healthcare again tops industries for cybersecurity attacks, data breaches

Dive Brief: Healthcare again led all industries in cybersecurity breaches in 2018, claiming a quarter of the more than 750 incidents reported, BakerHostetler’s latest Data Security Incident Response Report shows. Health information was the second most at-risk type of data in cyber incidents, making up fully a third of potentially compromised records. Social Security numbers were… Read More »

Consumer tech group maps plan to set standards for healthcare AI

The Consumer Technology Association is building its own initiative to create standards around the use of artificial intelligence in healthcare. The Arlington, Va.-based group bolstered its rollout by announcing that more than 30 vendors and provider associations are joining the initiative. On center stage for the initiative are efforts to drive standards and recommending best… Read More »