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February 17, 2017
Health data breaches caused by hacker attacks rose by 320% in 2016, ransomware attacks became prominent, and many smaller hospitals were hit hackers.
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.
January 20, 2017
Healthcare data breaches cost the industry $6.2 billion a year, while the average cost of a single data breach across all industries is $4 million, according to Protenus. Additionally, nearly 90% ...
December 23, 2016
A health IT expert weighs in on the top trends in health IT for 2017, including predictions about ransomware, RPA and blockchain.
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A PHI breach is unauthorized access, use or disclosure of individually identifiable health information that is held or transmitted by a healthcare organization or its business associates. Continue Reading
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
Cybersecurity and blockchain received a lot of attention in 2016, and both trends are expected to remain on the radars of healthcare executives in 2017. Continue Reading
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While providers have made progress on cybersecurity, malware and insider threats are still rampant; newer technologies like access control and behavioral analytics are effective. Continue Reading
Machine learning is a hot topic in healthcare right now. One health IT expert told SearchHealthIT that he predicts machine learning and artificial intelligence will move quickly in the industry and ... Continue Reading
Medical devices can enter the organization through many different channels other than IT. Experts discuss medical device cybersecurity and the FDA's guidance. Continue Reading
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There is no magic bullet, no single software that will fully secure a healthcare organization. But there are strategies that will help with hospital cybersecurity. Experts weigh in. Continue Reading
Small medical practices are often targeted by cybercriminals due to weak security practices, such as the lack of security maturity and nonstandardized regulatory requirements. Continue Reading
Healthcare organizations should be sure to include updated log management configuration and a comprehensive security framework in their ePHI security plan. Continue Reading
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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
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
As hackers continue to use more sophisticated tools to execute cyberattacks, there are six steps IT can take to prevent hospital ransomware infections and other cyberthreats. Continue Reading