free telehealth visit to hurricane victims

Geostationary satellite data screen shot of Hurricane Irma. Photo via NOAA

By Bill Siwicki 01:26 pm September 12, 2017
The provider organization joins telemedicine vendors in treating hurricane victims with limited access to healthcare.
3 troubling security trends
By Tom Sullivan 11:57 am September 12, 2017
Michael Daniel, who now leads the Cyber Threat Alliance, said that cyberspace operates under different rules that demand new security model.
Healthcare security forum

“...with a cyberattack , who’s defending you? It’s up to you. The good news is the good guys are getting better. But the bad guys are getting worse -- and faster," said Stuart Madnick at the Healthcare Security Forum in Boston on Monday.

By Jessica Davis 11:01 am September 12, 2017
Cybercriminals are capable of shutting down governments and electrical grids, highlighting what’s to come for the healthcare industry, according to MIT professor.
3-D observation

Patient Observer from Cerner uses a core camera that provides 3-D skeletal visualization and depth sensing within 20 feet. Photo via Mission Health

By Bill Siwicki 10:51 am September 12, 2017
While the 2015 pilot was limited to one hospital unit, Mission says it will place the Cerner tech in every room of its planned new hospital.
AMA demands EHR overhaul
By Bernie Monegain 09:42 am September 12, 2017
Latest study confirms typing and clicking consume more than half the workday for doctors.
slow breach detection handcuffs security

From left: Stephen Boyer, Anahi Santiago, Shirley Golen Chris Logan and Dan Costantino participating in a panel discussion at HIMSS Healthcare Security Forum in Boston on Monday.

By Jessica Davis 04:15 pm September 11, 2017
It’s still taking many healthcare organizations far too long to discover a breach -- much longer than in other sectors.
Equifax hack

MIT professor Stuart Madnick speaking at HIMSS Healthcare Security Forum in Boston on Monday.

By Tom Sullivan 04:03 pm September 11, 2017
Every hospital needs a plan for such events, experts at the Healthcare Security Forum say, but that’s just a start.
Intermountain helps DACA status workers
By Bernie Monegain 03:45 pm September 11, 2017
CEO Mark Harrrison said the system will help file the paperwork required for them to continue to legally live and work in the U.S.
By Bill Siwicki 01:45 pm September 11, 2017
Medical records are valued at 20 to 50 times more than financial identities on the black market.
healthcare cybersecurity risk

“You can’t eliminate risk — manage the risk before it manages you,” Tom Ridge said at the Healthcare Security Forum in Boston on Monday.

By Tom Sullivan 12:28 pm September 11, 2017
On the 16th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, the former Homeland Security Secretary says the world is more perilous today than it was in 2001.

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