Adopting Artificial Intelligence In Health Care

Artificial Intelligence (AI), sometimes called machine intelligence, makes it possible for machines to learn from experience, adjust to new inputs and perform human-like tasks. Computer systems are trained to accomplish specific tasks by processing large amounts of data and recognizing patterns in the data. This is different from the literal, structured data approach that database-driven…

Health Care, HIPPA And Cybersecurity: Keeping Patient Records Safe From Cyber-attacks

Every kind of medical facility is a potential target for cyber-attacks. The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), passed by Congress in 1996, requires the protection and confidential handling of protected health information (PHI). This applies to all forms of PHI, including paper, oral, and electronic (ePHI). (source: http://www.dhcs.ca.gov/formsandpubs/laws/hipaa/Pages/1.00WhatisHIPAA.aspx) In the past few years, hospitals…