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October 02, 2019
CynergisTek's Caleb Barlow said misconfiguration of a cloud environment is a top security threat for healthcare organizations.
September 13, 2019
In this Q&A, veteran healthcare CIO Geoffrey Brown talks about how his role has evolved, as well as why he's keeping an eye on emerging technologies like artificial intelligence and blockchain.
August 30, 2019
Experts say Massachusetts General Hospital should have included more details about the data breach it suffered in June. Doing so can be valuable to other institutions.
August 23, 2019
Analysts offer insight into how 5G works, where it might make the most impact in healthcare and why some of what 5G may offer is more promise than reality.
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Medical claims are gold mines of useful health information, but accessing them with HIPAA-compliant security is a universal headache. Blockchain might make it easier. Continue Reading
Providing patients with mobile health technology, as well as reminder systems and options for virtual visits, can help keep them engaged in their healthcare. Continue Reading
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It's especially important to secure data in healthcare environments, because patients' information is on the line. Things get even more complex with BYOD in the mix. Continue Reading
Remote patient monitoring keeps healthcare providers informed about their patients' health between visits, and can warn them if something changes that needs immediate attention. Continue Reading
Healthcare is still catching up to other industries in terms of investments in security and IT. This is complicated by the number of different systems that must be protected. Continue Reading
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Rural communities often suffer from a lack of healthcare access, and nursing homes in these areas are doubly at risk. Telehealth brings needed services to these vulnerable populations. Continue Reading
While remote patient monitoring devices can be beneficial to hospitals as a way to improve patient engagement, they aren't without their security challenges. Continue Reading
Healthcare organizations remain a target for cyberthreats like ransomware and data breaches. These six steps will help health IT departments respond to or prevent cyberattacks. Continue Reading