Jessica Davis

Jessica Davis is Associate Editor of Healthcare IT News.

Vanderbilt Epic EHR
By Jessica Davis 03:06 pm May 17, 2017
The Nashville-based provider says a deep focus on people, process and the system’s technology will make sure it all goes off without a hitch.
WannaCry ransomware
By Jessica Davis 10:39 am May 17, 2017
While security experts were expecting a second wave of attacks this week, the outbreak has begun to slow.
DDoS attacks on healthcare
By Jessica Davis 03:32 pm May 16, 2017
A recent Neustar report found denial-of-service attacks on healthcare increased 13 percent in the last year, and the U.S. faced 14 percent more attacks than its global counterparts.
healthcare data and ransomware
By Jessica Davis 11:31 am May 16, 2017
Ponemon Institute found high level of trust despite healthcare accounting for 34 percent of all data breaches.
NHS WannaCry ransomware
By Jessica Davis 02:21 pm May 15, 2017
Sixteen of the 47 trusts initially hit by the WannaCry virus on Friday are still dealing with delays and other issues.
WannaCry patch old PCs
By Jessica Davis 11:42 am May 15, 2017
WannaCry is continuing to evolve to stay effective, and it seems the global assault might be nowhere close to finished.
Microsoft WannaCry security patch
By Jessica Davis 10:10 am May 15, 2017
In a rare move, the software company has made rolled out security updates for its no-longer-supported Windows XP operating system.
Senate bill would fast-track rules for firing bad VA employees
By Jessica Davis 01:58 pm May 12, 2017
The VA Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act overhauls long-standing civil service protections that President Donald Trump said he would enact to hold the agency accountable.
Genevieve Morris ONC HIE
By Jessica Davis 01:26 pm May 12, 2017
Genevieve Morris has 10 years of health IT experience and worked with ONC in support of the State Health Information Exchange Program while working for Audacious Inquiry.
By Jessica Davis 12:56 pm May 12, 2017
Country’s National Health Service likely taken down Wanna Decryptor, one of the most effective ransomware variants for which there’s currently no decryptor available.

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