Jessica Davis

Jessica Davis is Associate Editor of Healthcare IT News.

By Jessica Davis 01:27 pm March 03, 2017
The master keys for the ransomware strain Dharma – a Crysis variant – were released on the security website BleepingComputer on March 1.
By Jessica Davis 01:01 pm March 02, 2017
While the number of flaws has decreased from year to year, HHS still needs to work on identity and access management, security training and incident response, among other areas.

Sandy Rousse, president and CEO at Central Vermont Home Health & Hospice

By Jessica Davis 01:29 pm March 01, 2017
The telemonitoring program of the Visiting Nurse Association of Chittenden and Grand Isle Counties and Central Vermont Home Health & Hospice are now connected with the state's HIE.
By Jessica Davis 04:22 pm February 28, 2017
On Feb. 28, Amazon's S3 cloud-based service experienced outages that caused a number of major websites and apps – including many across healthcare – to stop working optimally.
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Melody Smith Jones, manager of connected health at Perficient

By Jessica Davis 01:47 pm February 28, 2017
Social media expert Melody Smith Jones explains what organizations need to do to benefit providers and convert unknown patients into new consumers of healthcare services.
By Jessica Davis 11:03 am February 28, 2017
Currently, 60 percent of healthcare organizations worldwide have introduced IoT into their facilities, with nearly two-thirds of those using it for monitoring and maintenance.

Dale Nordenberg at HIMSS17

By Jessica Davis 01:09 pm February 21, 2017
Hospitals have recognized the need to fix flaws in connected devices but solutions will require a sustained effort.

John Houston, UPMC vice president of security and privacy

By Jessica Davis 11:07 am February 21, 2017
At the Cybersecurity Forum, experts explained how a top-down approach can impact an organization’s security issues.
By Jessica Davis 04:41 pm February 20, 2017
Joel Diamond says genomic data needs to be integrated into clinical workflows before its potential can be realized.
Deven McGraw at HIMSS17

Deven McGraw speaking at HIMSS17 about OCR’s 2017 priorities.

By Jessica Davis 02:34 pm February 20, 2017
The organization’s deputy director, Deven McGraw, revealed OCR’s 2017 priorities and got real with the auditing process.

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