Jessica Davis

Jessica Davis is Associate Editor of Healthcare IT News.

By Jessica Davis 01:11 pm April 04, 2017
According to the media company’s lawyers, the biotech billionaire told Tronc leaders that they had to invest in his company to secure his own financial backing.
Jared Kushner VA VistA

Jared Kushner, left, with President Trump after the announcement of the launch of The White House Office of American Innovation. Photo via Instagram

By Jessica Davis 03:36 pm April 03, 2017
VA has struggled to correct IT and scheduling issues for years, and it looks like those problems have landed on the chief son-in-law’s desk.
Russian hackers attack IAAF athletes medical data

The hacked files were stored on the IAAF server and contained information on whether athletes were allowed to use prescriptions.

By Jessica Davis 11:08 am April 03, 2017
The hacker group APT 28 - responsible for leaking data on Olympic athletes in 2016 - stole confidential medical data of athletes that appear to have been removed from IAAF’s server.
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By Jessica Davis 01:37 pm March 31, 2017
Lack of sales from its GPC Cancer diagnostic test dragged down finances as the company continues to face public scrutiny.
By Jessica Davis 11:37 am March 31, 2017
Washington University School of Medicine employee responded to a phishing attempt masked as a legitimate request in December, but medical school officials didn’t learn of the incident for seven weeks.
By Jessica Davis 03:29 pm March 29, 2017
The agency currently uses a dozen approved cloud service providers.
By Jessica Davis 12:02 pm March 29, 2017
The self-extracting variant, which links to a Dropbox account run by hackers, will shut down when certain programs are found on the system.

The J. Edgar Hoover FBI Building. (via Flickr)

By Jessica Davis 10:48 am March 28, 2017
When servers are configured to allow anonymous access, hackers can infiltrate an organization and launch a cyberattack.
Carolinas HealthCare
By Jessica Davis 03:06 pm March 27, 2017
The health system drastically reduced documentation time and number of clicks within its Cerner EHR after a three-year optimization project.  
By Jessica Davis 12:05 pm March 27, 2017
Urology Austin, a healthcare provider with locations throughout central Texas, began notifying its patients March 24 that hackers may have accessed patient records that included names, dates of birth, addresses, medical information and Social Security numbers.

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