Tag Archives: patients

Info for nearly 1M patients exposed on UW Medicine web server

A vulnerability on a website server at UW Medicine in Washington has resulted in a large data breach, affecting the records of nearly 1 million patients. A forensic investigation at the organization said information was exposed to the public through the vulnerability, although the most sensitive protected health information, including Social Security numbers, were not… Read More »

How patients really want to communicate with doctors

Whether you’re working to improve patient experience, engagement or activation, the range of technologies for communicating with patients is expanding, which can make it harder to pick the most effective one. So, here’s a tip. Physicians and the IT shops that support them might consider messaging alternatives to meet consumer preferences for communicating via text… Read More »

Artificial intelligence can identify at-risk patients, inform care and improve disease prevention

There’s no shortage of buzz around artificial intelligence and its potential impact on a variety of areas within healthcare, from patient care to revenue cycle operations. There is an emerging trend toward AI assets that amplify the value of patient data and provide an extendable, scalable pathway to effective primary disease prevention. That’s something that… Read More »