Jessica Davis

Jessica Davis is Associate Editor of Healthcare IT News.

By Jessica Davis 12:50 pm January 17, 2017
The acquisition will expand Auxilio’s reach into health IT security, while broadening CynergisTek’s current offerings, officials said.
By Jessica Davis 11:37 am January 17, 2017
The more advanced organizations are adjusting their security postures, with security leaders working more closely with executives, according to Hewlett Packard Enterprise's annual State of Security Operations Report.

It's not as easy as just pressing a button. But partnering with other organizations on risk analysis, testing, incident response, and activity monitoring can help better position providers for data security in the year ahead.

By Jessica Davis 12:07 pm January 16, 2017
We talked to four security experts to garner insights on changes that must be made within the healthcare industry to avoid repeating 2016's cybersecurity mishaps.
HIMSS17 policy
By Jessica Davis 08:03 am January 16, 2017
Our guide to navigating government and policy events at the 2017 HIMSS Annual Conference & Exhibition includes a Federal Health IT booth and a wide range of educational sessions.

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By Jessica Davis 12:04 pm January 12, 2017
President-elect Donald Trump appointed former New York mayor Rudy Giuliani as an informal cybersecurity advisor, the presidential transition office announced Jan. 12. He also recently met with two contenders to head the National Institutes of Health.
By Jessica Davis 01:20 pm January 10, 2017
After suing the two companies who claimed St. Jude’s cardiac devices had severe vulnerabilities that put patients at risk, the organization released security patches for the devices this week.

AI is on the rise in healthcare in 2017, according to ECRI. Pepper, a humanoid robot, can interpret human body language and read emotion.

By Jessica Davis 12:00 pm January 10, 2017
Liquid biopsies, opioid addiction biosensors and AI top ECRI's annual list of technologies that will transform the healthcare industry in the year ahead.
By Jessica Davis 11:45 am January 09, 2017
Four experts discuss the lessons the healthcare industry learned the hard way this past year – and the need for much stronger security measures in 2017.
By Jessica Davis 05:44 pm January 06, 2017
The organization was infected with Harak1r1 the 0.2 Bitcoin Ransomware, which completely wipes data from the hacked database instead of traditional encryption.
HL7 FHIR HIMSS17

HL7’s CTO Wayne Kubick said that the challenges FHIR faces are more cultural than technological. 

By Jessica Davis 07:25 am January 06, 2017
Wayne Kubick addresses the need for healthcare industry leaders to think differently and create a defense mentality to support FHIR’s power. And the biopharma industry just might be the best place to start.

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