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Privacy and data protection for healthcare

Good healthcare includes good data protection.

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    Fines for Breaching Regulations

    The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) is the UK’s independent authority set up to uphold information rights in the public interest. It has the power to fine healthcare trusts up to £500,000 for data protection breaches.

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    Aid your compliance with NHS data protection policies.

    3M Privacy Products are an easy solution to supplement your overall compliance with the Data Protection Act. Since they protect patient data from prying eyes, giving peace of mind to patients and practitioners.


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Visual hacking – key risk areas in healthcare

  • Addressing risk areas in healthcare

    When it comes to healthcare data protection, privacy plays an essential role in managing sensitive patient information and ensuring compliance with regulations. There are a number of key areas in hospitals, clinics and medical practices where employees must be vigilant against visual hacking threats.

    Key Risk Areas

     

    • Open areas, corridors and waiting rooms
    • Computers-on-Wheels
    • Nurse stations and check-in monitors
    • Exam rooms
    • Offices near windows
    • Devices used by mobile employees

     


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  • NHS employees failing to receive cyber security training

    Many NHS employees are not getting sufficient training on cyber security, a new study has revealed.

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  • NHS 'needs tougher safeguards for data'

    The NHS needs tighter protection for sensitive patient data, a healthcare official has said.

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  • Data security in the healthcare sector

    Data security in the healthcare sector is a growing issue, with an increasing number of breaches of the Data Protection Act.

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  • Protecting data in the healthcare sector

    The facts make sobering reading, the top causes of data breaches in the UK involve negligent employees, who account for 37 percent of cases and there have been more than 2 million serious NHS data breaches

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