Medical Archives - Page 19

Google knows more about you “than your mother does”

"Google knows more about you than your mother." Kevin Bankston, senior staff attorney at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, recently made that statement to this reporter. A few years ago, it might have sounded

Published on: May 12th, 2009 Robert L. Mitchell

Hacker demands $10 million to “release” millions of stolen health records

Days after a hacker claimed to have broken into a database and encrypted millions of prescription records at the Virginia Department of Health Professions, it remains unclear what happened.Whistleblower Web site Wikileaks.org last

Published on: May 11th, 2009 Jaikumar Vijayan

Windows 7 hack kit made public, Android netbook possible

Download our latest podcast here.GE plans major health care spend General Electric will spend US$6 billion over the next six years in an effort to improve health-care quality and drive down costs to

Published on: May 8th, 2009 IDG News Service

Telus plans to bring “patient centred” e-health system to Canada

The launch of Telus Health Space, within a year, will enable Canadians to build their own health records, gain visibility into the contents of their file, and control what information they share with

Published on: May 7th, 2009 Brian Jackson

Fired IT worker blackmails former company for money, references

A systems administrator pleaded guilty in a federal court yesterday to charges that he tried to extort an undisclosed amount of money and even forcibly secure good job references from a New York-based

Published on: April 30th, 2009 Sharon Gaudin

How to prevent unhappy employees from stealing company data

The insider threat has always existed, but in an era of economic upheaval and uncertainty, the problem is only magnified. A recent Ponemon Institute LLC survey of 945 people who were laid off,

Published on: April 29th, 2009 Ellen Messmer

Toronto Zoo will fight road kill with video game

Why did the spotted turtle cross the road? Because there was no ecologically-designed, safe passageway available for it to get to the other side.Road ecology is no joking matter for Dave Ireland, curator

Published on: April 29th, 2009 Brian Jackson

Ontario’s handheld device ban for drivers expected to boost Bluetooth sales

Cell phone manufacturers expect to cash in on Bluetooth device sales as Ontarians scramble to comply with a new law banning the use of handheld gadgets while driving.Bill 118 was given its third

Published on: April 24th, 2009 Brian Jackson

Digital forensics leads police to suspected Craigslist killer

Digital forensics was a key factor in tracking down a man law enforcement officials say targeted women who advertised massage and other personal services on Craigslist.Philip Markoff, 22, of Quincy, Mass., was arraigned

Published on: April 23rd, 2009 Sharon Gaudin

Toronto developer’s Viigo top download on BlackBerry app store

Viigo, a mobile phone application from a Toronto developer of the same name has smashed its own download records in the first week of being hosted on the new BlackBerry App World.Viigo has

Published on: April 13th, 2009 Brian Jackson

Google Apps can now connect with corporate data

Google's new Secure Data Connector could result in a plethora of tie-ups between its productivity software and a range of enterprise applications and data sources.The SDC, announced late Tuesday evening, allows data from

Published on: April 9th, 2009 Chris Kanaracus

Hospital fires 15 employees for accessing octuplet mom’s records

A Kaiser Permanente hospital located in a Los Angeles suburb has fired 15 employees and reprimanded eight others for improperly accessing the personal medical records of Nadya Suleman, the California woman who gave

Published on: April 2nd, 2009 Jaikumar Vijayan

Anxiety, depression rise sharply as economy tumbles

See related slideshow: An 8-point plan to lower stress and lift morale at work As the recession continues to slam Canadian companies, increasing layoffs are taking their toll on the mental and physical

Published on: April 1st, 2009 Michelle MacLeod

Parrot Minikit gives drivers a great hands-free link to their cell phone

I have to admit it, I use my cell phone while I drive.Yes, I know I shouldn't -- there's plenty of highway road signs telling me I shouldn't and I've heard all the

Published on: March 19th, 2009 Brian Jackson

Wal-Mart to bring electronic health records into small medical offices

Wal-Mart's IT group has been known for a lot of things over the years: supply chain excellence and arrogance, bullying its suppliers, leading-edge technology adoption, mistrust of ERP and off-the-shelf retail BI applications,

Published on: March 17th, 2009 Thomas Wailgum