Data Warehousing

By Jessica Davis 02:14 pm April 05, 2016
With the recent surge in ransomware attacks, cybersecurity is a top priority for healthcare organizations across the nation. But even if providers have top security measures in place, there's another component to consider: the vulnerabilities of third- and fourth-party vendors.
By Jessica Davis 11:38 am April 04, 2016
The Samsam and Maktub Locker malicious code programs attack vulnerable patches and spread to all systems connected to a network.  
FBI Apple encryption
By Tom Sullivan 09:21 am March 30, 2016
Now the question is whether cyber criminals could someday emulate that approach to access encrypted patient data.
Sriram Vishwanath, a professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Texas, Austin
By Tom Sullivan 07:31 am March 25, 2016
Leading providers are already thinking about how to transform themselves from data-driven to information-driven organizations, able to offer drastically improved patient experience akin to Amazon and Google. But it's not easy.
FTC wants more action against ransomware attacks like the one that hit Hollywood Presbyterian in February.
By Bill Siwicki 11:47 am March 23, 2016
A member of the U.S. House of Representatives and a Federal Trade Commission official have called for greater protections against and notifications of ransomware attacks – and bolstered cybersecurity for healthcare overall.
Matthew Fisher chairs Myrick O'Connell's Health Law Group
By Tom Sullivan 10:33 am March 23, 2016
The Office for Civil Rights has launched a new round of HIPAA audits. Will the program succeed in improving privacy and security practices and protecting patient data? Or could it have the opposite impact?  
By Bill Siwicki 09:50 am March 07, 2016
LAS VEGAS – Commvault, an enterprise data protection and information management technology provider, launched at HIMSS16 its Commvault Clinical Archive, a system designed to modernize the way healthcare organizations manage, migrate and share clinical data.
By Jessica Davis 10:03 am February 26, 2016
The same week the Hollywood Presbyterian attack was making headlines around the world,  another species of ransomware – aptly named "Locky" – was first observed in the wild.
John Freedman, MD, president of Freedman Healthcare, will lead a session intended to shed light on what APCDs are and where they’re headed in the future.
By Diana Manos 03:08 pm February 18, 2016
All but seven U.S. states have either passed or are working on legislation that would establish a state-sponsored, all-payer claims database – and that’s among the reasons these databases are in the spotlight for their promise to improve the way providers and insurance companies manage patient populations.
By Bernie Monegain 10:21 am February 18, 2016
A high percentage of IT workers admit to not following the same security protocols they are expected to enforce, according to a new survey conducted across the United States by Absolute, a Canadian security firm.

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