Texas State University Assistant Professor Alexander McLeod has developed a modeling exposure tool to determine the reasons behind healthcare data breaches. The tool goes beyond the “canned answers” provided by the US Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Civil Rights’ breach reporting tool and analyzes factors such as employee training and device handling. McLeod’s team used a combination of data sources to create a comprehensive database for analysis, and hopes to refine the tool to make it more predictive in the future.
Mayo Clinic has partnered with Microsoft to be one of the first healthcare systems to utilise Microsoft 365 Copilot, a generative AI platform. The early