Network Infrastructure

Rush UMC sues Draeger

Rush University Medical Center

By Mike Miliard 03:22 pm August 24, 2017
The academic medical center cites years of misfiring alerts and wireless monitoring challenges that it says taxed its staff and put patient safety at risk.

MIT's Great Dome in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Photo via John Phelan

By Bernie Monegain 10:22 am August 15, 2017
Technology bundle includes a portal to connect patients with physicians at the university ambulatory provider.
By Jessica Davis 11:22 am August 02, 2017
It was a disaster, no question, but the West Virginia system found it could have been a lot worse had it not put the right mechanisms in place.
cyberthreats
By Tom Sullivan 12:08 pm August 01, 2017
The Trump White House is building upon Obama’s security work, according to former Cybersecurity Coordinator Michael Daniel, but cyberthreats keep getting bigger.
Cybersecurity weak points

Target’s HVAC vendors were phished and led to the more than 100 million records breached a few years ago. 

By Bill Siwicki 11:50 am August 01, 2017
Cybersecurity weak points arise just about any time IT services are added or removed, or new products and vendors enter a network.
Nuance Petya attack
By Jessica Davis 01:30 pm July 28, 2017
Officials of the voice and language tool provider said 75 percent of its clients are once again able to use its eScription LH platform.
One-third of eClinicalWorks customers prepping to switch EHR vendors, KLAS says
By Mike Miliard 10:01 am July 28, 2017
While the recent DOJ settlement is pushing some clients over the edge, another third say they feel “stuck” in their contracts, the report finds.
Google HIPAA compliant
By Jessica Davis 03:34 pm July 27, 2017
The cloud makes it easier to share and store data, but healthcare providers need to remember that with HIPAA, compliance refers to how these technologies are used.
Epic EHR rollout
By Bernie Monegain 02:07 pm July 26, 2017
Roll-out is slated for summer 2018.
HITRUST launches community outreach program
By Mike Miliard 12:32 pm July 26, 2017
Town halls at Tufts Medical Center, Texas Children's Hospital, Centura Health and more are meant to give healthcare professionals a chance to compare notes and share strategies for better security.

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