Tag Archives: Data

Personal data of more than 4,000 potential blood donors leaked, says Singapore Red Cross

The personal data of 4,297 people has been compromised after a website hack, according a statement by the Singapore Red Cross (SRC) on May 16.  Last Wednesday (May 8), SRC said it was alerted by its web developer to an incident of unauthorised access to the part of its website which supports the recruitment of… Read More »

Data breach at physician staffing firm EmCare hits 31K patients

Dive Brief: Physician staffing company EmCare has acknowledged that hackers gained access to data on about 31,000 patients, as well as about 30,000 of its employees and contractors. The company began sending notifications to those affected on Friday. Plantation, Florida-based EmCare found out about the issue after discovering that an “unauthorized third party obtained access” to… Read More »

Aetna, Ascension join industry blockchain pilot to improve network directory data

Dive Brief: Health insurance giant Aetna, newly merged with CVS Health, and Ascension have teamed up with five other healthcare companies to test the use of blockchain technology to fix provider network lists.  The so-called Synaptic Health Alliance will help to pilot a blockchain-enabled initiative to improve data quality and trim time and costs associated with… Read More »