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March 19, 2018
Healthcare cybersecurity woes continue unabated, with more frequent cyberattacks amid a lack of IT talent and employee awareness, but organizations are spending more on security.
August 09, 2017
A critic of CHIME'S $1 million patient ID challenge calls it a gimmick, but CIOs defend the project -- originally crowdsourced but now potentially funded by CHIME.
July 06, 2017
Hospital IT professionals are welcoming patient engagement technology, based on the results of a purchasing intentions survey by TechTarget and CHIME.
May 19, 2017
The WannaCry ransomware attack affected hundreds of countries and hundreds of thousands of systems, including health systems. Experts discuss what healthcare orgs need to do.
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Healthcare cybersecurity can be likened to those old movie westerns pitting the good guys against the bad guys. Back then, however, it was easy to distinguish the white hats from the black hats. Not so in today's complex, sinister world of computer ... Continue Reading
The 21st Century Cures Act is a wide-ranging healthcare bill that funds medical research and development, medical device innovation, mental health research and care, opioid addiction treatment and prevention, and health information technology. Continue Reading
Patient engagement is an ideal healthcare situation in which people are well-informed about -- and motivated to be involved -- in their own medical care. Continue Reading
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Worry about health IT cybersecurity has shifted from hacker-triggered health data breaches to ransomware and malware exploits that shut down hospitals and threaten patient safety. Continue Reading
Health IT and hospital security professionals must try to stay ahead of cyberattacks against electronic patient records. But now hackers are prepping the next generation. Continue Reading
Patient data breaches dropped in 2017, mainly due to fewer large-scale breaches, but ransomware strikes intensified and insiders kept hacking. Continue Reading
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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
A Connecticut state social services agency uses master patient index software to enable accurate patient matching for clients seeking behavioral and physical healthcare services. Continue Reading
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Hospital CIOs who want to ensure that their environments are protected should be sure to implement multifactor authentication and AI-based monitoring to prevent data breaches. Continue Reading
Michigan public health officials use e-prescribing and monitoring and analytics software from Appriss Health to fight opioid addiction by tracking overprescribing and abuse. Continue Reading
At RSNA 2017, an expert warns that insecurity of medical devices, including imaging hardware, threatens patient safety. A security director tells how Mayo Clinic protects devices. Continue Reading