While the sharing of patient data is a crucial part of clinical research, researchers still deal with several challenges that prevent their work from moving forward. There may be one solution that has the potential to address each challenge—blockchain.
As the frequency of cyberattacks increases, the cost to fix security risks is also on the rise. Successful endpoint cyberattacks cost organizations an average of $7.1 million, according to a report that analyzed the state of endpoint security.
Anthem, Inc. will pay a record $16 million to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) after a data breach exposed the electronic protected health information of nearly 79 million people.