Health Care Buzz Today

May 24, 2011
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Final PHI Protection Rule Won’t Mandate Encryption. An HHS official has confirmed that the final revisions to the HIPAA privacy rules will not include a mandate for encryption of protected health information.

Final PHI Protection Rule Won’t Mandate Encryption. An HHS official has confirmed that the final revisions to the HIPAA privacy rules will not include a mandate for encryption of protected health information.

firefox Health Care Buzz TodayFirefox Updates Mobile Browser For Android With ‘Do Not Track’ Privacy Feature. When the feature is enabled in Mozilla’s browser, it will tell ad networks and websites that you want to opt-out of third-party tracking for purposes like behavioral advertising.

Johns Hopkins HIV Guide App Synthesizes HIV Info For iPad & iPhone. The guide attempts to serve as a one-stop resource for everything related to HIV. It is available on Apple iOS, Android, Blackberry, and Windows.

Tricorder X Prize To Allow Patients To Diagnose Themselves. Qualcomm and the X Prize are offering money for a device that can spot diseases better than a doctor.

US Rates of Autism, ADHD Continue to Rise. One in six US children now has a developmental disability such as autism, learning disorders or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), according to new research from the CDC.