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January 25, 2017
In this podcast, the HIT Squad talks about hot health IT topics SearchHealthIT expects to cover at HIMSS 2017; they include health data cybersecurity and value-based healthcare.
December 15, 2016
Cognitive computing may be the next big advance in health IT security. According to a recent study from the IBM Institute for Business Value, nearly 60% of security professionals say cognitive ...
November 04, 2016
In keynote at CHIME16 Fall CIO Forum conference of healthcare CIOs, White House CIO Tony Scott says they should be wary of the internet of things and focus on cybersecurity.
September 28, 2016
Get used to it. Blockchain is invading health IT. And it's moving fast. Sure, while blockchain's encrypted distributed ledger technology has already made big inroads in the finance sector, in ...
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The biggest threat to healthcare data security is often unauthorized access by staff. Behavior tracking can detect snooping by employees and identify users who have been hacked. Continue Reading
Under the U.S. Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, a HIPAA business associate agreement (BAA) is a contract between a HIPAA-covered entity and a HIPAA business associate (BA). Continue Reading
With accelerated interest in applications for blockchain in the healthcare industry, a health IT expert discusses use cases for the technology in health IT. Continue Reading
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It's not easy balancing patient data security steps with privacy requirements from HIPAA. For starters, getting through to busy clinicians may be a tough task for IT professionals. Continue Reading
The new year could be one of healthcare cybersecurity catchup, after 2015 logged huge health data breaches and 2016 saw devastating ransomware attacks on providers. Continue Reading
Cybercriminals have a greater likelihood of hitting hospitals than the community assaults envisioned after the 9/11 attacks. But technology is better poised to defend against them. Continue Reading
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Healthcare organizations should be sure to include updated log management configuration and a comprehensive security framework in their ePHI security plan. Continue Reading
Cyberattacks have become an all-too-common occurrence. Health IT experts offer advice on how to detect, prevent and recover from cyberattacks using the most effective technologies. Continue Reading
In order to achieve interoperability of security tools and strengthen security, one CIO said that there must be security standards for healthcare information systems. Continue Reading
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Security is a top concern in health IT, especially given that attacks have become more sophisticated and frequent. A CIO talks about key technologies for preventing ransomware. Continue Reading
Fighting ransomware in healthcare is an ongoing and seemingly never-ending battle. A health IT security expert discusses effective tactics healthcare organizations can take. Continue Reading
A healthcare ransomware attack may be inevitable. They've increased 300% since 2015. One CIO says that prevention measures and backups are key to protecting the organization. Continue Reading