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July 14, 2017
In the wake of the recent WannaCry and Petya attacks that have hit healthcare organizations worldwide, a group of Boston researchers is urging the industry to consider the public health ...
July 06, 2017
Hospital IT professionals are welcoming patient engagement technology, based on the results of a purchasing intentions survey by TechTarget and CHIME.
June 16, 2017
A federal task force identified six areas that can improve cybersecurity for healthcare, including more education and information sharing.
May 05, 2017
Healthcare data breaches hit an all-time high in 2016, according to a report by Bitglass. However, the volume of leaked records caused by 2016 healthcare data breaches decreased from the previous ...
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In 2018, healthcare organizations will benefit from applying machine learning to their cybersecurity programs and using it to predict patient outcomes before they happen. Continue Reading
Mobile device use in healthcare has created new challenges for hospital IT. Using tools like mobile device management can help secure health data. Continue Reading
Walk the corridors of any modern hospital, from intensive care to patient units to emergency rooms, and you'll see the familiar banks of workstations where doctors and nurses busily access patient records and type in critical updates. For years, ... Continue Reading
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The New Year is right around the corner and when it comes to health IT, healthcare professionals have quite a few health system issues on their mind. C-level healthcare professionals have to juggle ... Continue Reading
Health IT experts discuss why healthcare organizations may be more focused on reimbursement than on cybersecurity. Continue Reading
From April through mid-May 2017, HIMSS North America commissioned a survey on the topic of healthcare cybersecurity. The HIMSS cybersecurity survey received feedback from 126 information security ... Continue Reading
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As cyberattackers continue to find new ways to hold data for ransom, the onus is on healthcare organizations to prevent ransomware before it can infect users' machines. Continue Reading
Healthcare cybersecurity expert John Nye shares what technologies he recommends that healthcare organizations can use to fight against insider healthcare security threats. Continue Reading
After weathering the infamous Anthem data breach, Steve Moore has learned a thing or two about healthcare cybersecurity. He shares the main challenges he thinks healthcare needs to overcome. Continue Reading
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The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) is urging healthcare organizations to create effective identity and access management (IAM) policies to prevent data breaches by former employees. An IAM policy ... Continue Reading
As hospitals continue to face ongoing cyberthreats, advanced threat protection tools that filter email and monitor network behavior can help reduce the risk of attacks. Continue Reading
While U.S. hospitals were relatively unscathed by the WannaCry ransomware attack, healthcare organizations would be wise to review and update their security tools and practices. Continue Reading