ICMCC

the international council on medical & care compunetics

news page

25
July, 2014
Friday

File Sharing

The Trouble with Image-Sharing

HealthLeaders Media

“In the nationwide, government-backed push to improve access to healthcare data, one problem persists—how best to share massive radiology imaging files. Existing solutions aren’t perfect, which is why researchers are looking for simpler and more cost-efficient ways to share images.
[ More ]

15 May 2011 | No Comments »
Categories: News | Country: United States | Tag(s): dicom, File Sharing, Image

Health information at risk with file-sharing programs

Pamela Lewis Dolan, amednews

“Something as seemingly innocuous as sharing music files on online networks could be putting patient data at risk.
[ More ]

12 April 2010 | No Comments »
Categories: News | Country: Canada, United States | Tag(s): File Sharing, Information Sharing, Personal Health Information

Study finds peer-to-peer file sharing exposes personal health data on home computers to security vulnerabilities.

Nicole Lewis, InformationWeek Healthcare

“Many home computer users don’t realize it, but the next time they download a movie, a video or some old sentimental song, they may be giving an intruder the opportunity to search the PC’s files for sensitive information, including their health records, a new study finds.
[ More ]

18 March 2010 | No Comments »
Categories: News | Country: United States | Tag(s): File Sharing, Information Sharing, Personal Health Information, Security

Annals of Security: File-Sharing Tools Imperil Personal Health Data

Glenn Laffel, EHR Bloggers

“Physicians that use file sharing software can inadvertently expose their patients’ health and financial information, according to a study in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association.
[ More ]

10 March 2010 | No Comments »
Categories: News | Country: United States | Tag(s): File Sharing, Information Sharing, Privacy

Docs’ file sharing risky business for patient data

Molly Merrill, Healthcare IT News

“Doctors who use file sharing software could be putting their patients’ medical information at risk, says a recent study.
[ More ]

5 March 2010 | No Comments »
Categories: News | Country: Canada, United States | Tag(s): File Sharing, Information Sharing, Personal Health Information

The inadvertent disclosure of personal health information through peer-to-peer file sharing programs

El Emam, Khaled et al, J Am Med Inform Assoc, 17(2)

Objective
There has been a consistent concern about the inadvertent disclosure of personal information through peer-to-peer file sharing applications, such as Limewire and Morpheus. Examples of personal health and financial information being exposed have been published. We wanted to estimate the extent to which personal health information (PHI) is being disclosed in this way, and compare that to the extent of disclosure of personal financial information (PFI).
[ More ]

5 March 2010 | No Comments »
Categories: Science | Country: Canada, United States | Tag(s): File Sharing, Information Sharing, Personal Health Information

Back to News Page

subscribe

ICMCC is member of

IFMBE

WABT

© ICMCC 2004-2011

Log in