‘It is time to start trusting the patient’

Malta, May 2017 – “Culturally we have learned to trust the doctor, it is time to start learning to trust the patient”, says Christine Bienvenu (@SuissePatiente), a three-times breast cancer survivor and Board Member at the Patient Empowerment Foundation (PEF). Christine was a keynote speaker at eHealth Week held in Malta last week and organised by HIMSS Europe and the European …

Security and privacy in the era of Connected Health

Health data is one of the most coveted prizes for hackers. Credit cards are no longer the stars in the black market. While bankcards value is around one dollar, Electronic Health Records (EHR) are sold from 200 to 2.000 dollars in the black market –in the US, EHR include financial details and other personal data. …