Medical Archives - Page 15

How to prevent bad guys from getting at your personal Google data

Google is nearly everyone's best friend. But have you ever stopped to think about just how much Google knows about you? Do you realize that Google may have recorded and stored every single

Published on: May 26th, 2010 Logan Kugler

Tweet messages from your doctor – the new face of healthcare

When Janel Wood's 9-year-old son recently began experiencing migraines, the working mother decided to try a new company health care program that allowed her to communicate with a doctor through videoconferencing, voice over

Published on: May 21st, 2010 Lucas Mearian

Thousands of leaked patient care documents found on P2P networks

Nearly eight months after new rules were enacted requiring stronger protection of health care information, organizations are still leaking such data on file-sharing networks, a study by Hanover, NH-based Dartmouth College's Tuck School

Published on: May 19th, 2010 Jaikumar Vijayan

Find secrets hidden in the recesses of your PC with Identity Finder

My laptop was a ticking time bomb. Deep within a nested hierarchy of folders in the machine's My Documents folder, in an archive eight levels down, sat 722 Social Security numbers. For nearly

Published on: May 14th, 2010 Robert L. Mitchell

Ontario privacy commissioner seeks solution to ‘abandoned patient records’ problem

Ontario’s Privacy Commissioner is putting pressure on businesses and doctors to practice better information and records management and stem the leaking of personally identifiable information. In a report released yesterday Ann Cavoukian calls

Published on: May 12th, 2010 Brian Jackson

Top 5 killer apps for 4G

Imagine sitting on the grass in a shady park, watching flawless high-definition television on your connected tablet. Imagine pausing the program and switching over to a video call from your mother. Wireless carriers

Published on: May 7th, 2010 Paul Kapustka

3 awesome iPhone apps for overseas travelers

Some good iPhone apps with an international flavor can make your stay across the border a little easier. CIO.com has spotted three that perform very different tasks for the globetrotter. One app, NileGuide,

Published on: April 26th, 2010 Tom Kaneshige

Warning

Have you been eyeing that gorgeous 3D television lately? You may want to put the brakes on your desire to have exotic aliens and super heroes zoom into your living room. A warning

Published on: April 26th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Future of TV goes beyond HD and 3D

Television has changed a lot over the years--from black-and-white tube sets to Technicolor consoles to plasma and LCD high-definition TVs. But the medium is still evolving. Tech companies are producing bigger (yet thinner)

Published on: April 19th, 2010 Sarah Jacobsson

Three specialty uses for the Apple iPad

If you think the iPad is just a big iPod Touch for Fanboy consumers, think again. The nearly 10-inch touchscreen will open the door to a variety of never-seen-before uses, say iPhone developers.

Published on: April 8th, 2010 Tom Kaneshige

Microsoft uncovers, fixes 1,800 bugs in Office 2010

Microsoft uncovered more than 1,800 bugs in Office 2010 by tapping into the unused computing horsepower of idling PCs, a company security engineer said today.Office developers found the bugs by running millions of

Published on: April 5th, 2010 Gregg Keizer

21 hidden tech threats and how to handle them

Yes, the truth is out there. But they don't want you to know about it. Who's "they"? It could be Google or product manufacturers, your boss or your wireless carrier, Hollywood or Uncle

Published on: March 31st, 2010 Dan Tynan

Why IT should love – and listen to – end users

In November 2009, a pharmacist working for the Department of Veterans Affairs was checking a patient's prescription information, using a portal to the Defense Department's health records system. But something was clearly wrong:

Published on: March 24th, 2010 Frank Hayes

Bump, Split and Collect with PayPal’s mobile payment iPhone app

Touching a friend for a few bucks, splitting a bill at the restaurant, or chipping in on a gift purchases -- all these have recently got a mobile twist. Version 2.0 of the

Published on: March 17th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Toronto medical records storage firm draws attention of privacy watchdogs

A Toronto-based medical records storage firm that's been named in a privacy-related advisory in Saskatchewan is also receiving attention in Ontario for past complaints about high fees.DOCUdavit Services Inc. was claiming too much

Published on: March 12th, 2010 Brian Jackson