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October 16, 2018
Three companies see the promise of blockchain in healthcare in this week's news roundup. Here's the latest from Change Healthcare, MTBC and Ambrosus.
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.
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.
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Biometric authentication is considered a more reliable means of patient identification because identifiers are unique to each individual. But the technology is not without risks. Continue Reading
Biometric authentication is an attractive alternative to passwords for many in healthcare, but there are some concerns around security risks and software requirements. Continue Reading
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
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The FDA recently took additional steps to encourage better medical device cybersecurity, including releasing a cybersecurity playbook for healthcare organizations. Continue Reading
No healthcare organization is immune to natural disasters, which is why it is important to be prepared before calamity strikes, rather than trying to pick up the pieces afterward. Continue Reading
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Healthcare security leaders are developing industry best practices for better third-party risk management using common assessment and certification standards. Continue Reading
Improving patient care quality is an ongoing conversation among healthcare professionals. Learn how the implementation of blockchain can make a difference. Continue Reading
Hospital IT is constantly looking for ways to secure patient data without inconveniencing staff. The challenge is finding a middle ground that meets security and end-user needs. Continue Reading
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Want a safer EHR system? Assess the risks, log every single error and then assemble a cross-functional team to investigate. It's a painstaking -- but necessary -- process. Continue Reading
Social engineering continues to be a threat to healthcare organizations. Hospital IT departments must be aware of the common techniques use to deceive unsuspecting users. Continue Reading
According to separate studies, healthcare employees are the biggest security threat to an organization. A security expert suggests three ways to bolster internal security. Continue Reading