Jessica Davis

Jessica Davis is Senior Editor of Healthcare IT News.

crowdsourcing analytics

Sample code of ATT&CK from Mitre. Credit: Mitre

By Jessica Davis 02:08 pm January 16, 2018
Threat detection response is more reactive than proactive but MITRE engineer explains how sharing threats within a trusted environment can bolster security programs.
Cerner EHR Canada

Nanaimo Regional General Hospital in British Columbia, Canada. Photo via Google Maps

By Jessica Davis 03:46 pm January 15, 2018
The Ministry of Health's second investigation into Nanaimo's EHR project found that managers failed to leverage advice that could have helped prevent some of those issues.
Medicaid records breached

Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences Credit: Google Maps

By Jessica Davis 11:52 am January 15, 2018
A hacker gained access to an Oklahoma State Health Sciences network and accessed folders containing Medicaid billing data.
Ransomware attack indiana

Credit: Hancock Health

By Jessica Davis 11:16 am January 15, 2018
The first reported hospital ransomware attack in 2018 was sophisticated – and not caused by an employee opening a malicious email.

North Carolina state capital in Raleigh. Credit: WikiMedia

By Jessica Davis 02:39 pm January 12, 2018
The state would have one of the toughest breach notification laws in the country if the legislation is passed.
data breach in West Virginia

The theft of a laptop from a West Virginia health provider employee prompted officials to monitor systems for unauthorized access.

By Jessica Davis 11:50 am January 12, 2018
A laptop of a Coplin Health Systems employee was stolen from a car and serves as a reminder to encrypt all data.
CIOX Health sues HHS over HIPAA
By Jessica Davis 09:24 am January 11, 2018
The medical records vendor claimed regulatory changes to HIPAA in 2013 and 2016 threaten to “upend the medical records industry.”
ONC Kathryn Marchesini
By Jessica Davis 02:33 pm January 10, 2018
While it was widely-believed that ONC would eliminate the CPO position to shift priorities after the departure of Deven McGraw in the fall, national coordinator Donald Rucker named an agency veteran to the post on Wednesday.
Cher sues Soon-Shiong
By Jessica Davis 12:27 pm January 10, 2018
The iconic entertainer claims the biotech mogul lied to the LA Times about knowing she was a stakeholder in Altor Biosciences.
Pew ONC
By Jessica Davis 09:03 am January 10, 2018
The nonprofit is asking Health IT to define the elements used in application programming interfaces and consider adding information from medical devices, genomic data and social determinants.

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