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After a year long investigation, New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman recently announced settlements with three popular mobile health measurement applications who claimed their products could measure a consumer’s heart rate without any external devices, using only a consumer’s smartphone camera and sensors. For example, Matis, the company behind My Baby’s Beat, advertised [...]

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Healthcare Hacking Hitting New Heights?

On April 3, 2015 By Neil Issar

Health insurers Premera Blue Cross and Anthem Inc. are the most recent victims of cyberattacks targeting healthcare entities to access the medical data and financial information of millions. Computer security software company, Websense Security Labs, predicted earlier that such cyberthefts would be on the rise in 2015. Websense claims security attacks on the [...]

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Healthcare in America is expensive. Wildly so. President Obama’s stimulus package, the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, attempts in many ways to tackle this problem. The president has touted healthcare technology spending, or HC IT spending, as a significant avenue to save money. By digitizing the practice of medicine, [...]

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