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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.
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.
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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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As modern security measures grow in sophistication, more healthcare organizations will evaluate biometrics to authenticate physician identities and verify prescriptions. Continue Reading
Although the findings are not a slam-dunk, statistics in a study show some sort of link between more deaths of heart attack patients and hospitals' responses to data breaches. Continue Reading
Patient data will be more useful if IoT, blockchain and AI work as theorized. Overcoming obstacles remains a challenge, however, to adoption of these technologies. Continue Reading
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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
Cybersecurity and healthcare can get along, according to CISO Joey Johnson, who leads the security program at Premise Health, but it takes patience and attention to the details. Continue Reading
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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
Cybersecurity is an ongoing priority -- and challenge -- for healthcare organizations. A health information management team can help keep data secure and protected. Continue Reading
Healthcare organizations could face a breach of medical records at any time, yet they may not be prepared when it happens, according to the founder of a data protection research firm. Continue Reading