Data Warehousing

Pitfalls to avoid with third-party security vendors

A view from the Cybersecurity Command Center at HIMSS18 in Las Vegas.

By Bill Siwicki 02:23 pm March 19, 2018
Cybersecurity experts offer valuable advice on dealing with third parties because while a third party may be responsible for a breach, it's the healthcare organization that is accountable.
Blockchain in healthcare
By Mike Miliard 10:12 am March 19, 2018
As healthcare organizations start to dip their toes in the waters of distributed ledger technology, the COO of Hashed Health offers advice about doing it right.
How Henry Ford Physician Network made its ACO work
By Susan Morse 11:31 am March 06, 2018
Health IT data from its Epic medical records system and risk scores from Optum went into the enterprise data warehouse.

A traditional Chinese medicine hall in China.

By Mike Miliard 04:19 pm February 26, 2018
The company plans to broaden its knowledge of traditional Eastern healing techniques, creating a taxonomy for its Embase biomedical literature database. 
Sponsored by
By Leidos 11:55 am February 23, 2018
Jonathan Scholl, president of Leidos Health, believes thick integration of enterprise systems can yield actionable insights and significant improvement in patient outcomes.
value-based healthcare

St. Luke's Hospital in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Credit: Google Maps

By Bill Siwicki 04:05 pm January 30, 2018
The Pennsylvania health system has developed more than 60 apps that conduct unique clinical, operational and financial analytics tasks, drilling into a single data warehouse.
cybersecurity spending
By Bill Siwicki 04:36 pm January 26, 2018
If security strategies don't stay dynamic, the rate of breaches will continue to increase, a new study finds.
microsoft cloud
By Bernie Monegain 08:55 am January 26, 2018
Hospitals can now buy Azure Standard Support from Microsoft for the same price as Amazon and one-hour technical support response times to match.  
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.
fingerprint authentication in healthcare

Some organizations have been implementing new methods of authentication beyond passwords - from facial recognition to fingerprints. 

By Bill Siwicki 02:47 pm January 08, 2018
A new report from Aon's security experts predicts more and different cyberattacks, and highlights the pressing need for healthcare organizations to change some of their approaches.

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