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biggest healthcare breaches 2017
By 06:59 am October 12, 2017
Healthcare proved itself a lucrative target for hackers in 2016, and so far 2017 is unfortunately following suit. This gallery highlights some of the biggest breaches in healthcare -- and points to mistakes to avoid in the future.
advice from health IT pros
By 06:29 am June 01, 2017
Whether you are choosing population health tools, leading a telehealth initiative or deploying a new EHR, we have rounded up more than a dozen pieces of advice from professionals who have done it themselves.
billionaires Forbes
By Bernie Monegain 07:23 am March 22, 2017
Forbes is out with its annual list of billionaires, and the roster resembles last year’s list, with the top 10 billionaires pretty much who you might expect. Bill Gates of Microsoft leads the pack – again, with a net worth of $86 billion.
hires promotions health IT
By Bernie Monegain 10:41 am December 28, 2016
Keep up with the top comings and goings, the changing roles and faces in the world of healthcare IT with this regularly updated gallery.
By Jessica Davis 07:11 am December 22, 2016
Healthcare spent the entirety of 2016 being lambasted by cybercriminals from various angles. We look back at the 10 worst breaches of the year based on either lost patient records or, in the case of ransomware attacks, the number of days a provider organization was knocked offline.
Ransomware hospitals attacked
By Jessica Davis 12:13 pm October 05, 2016
Ransomware attacks have been steadily increasing in the healthcare industry since the beginning of the year, and with the most recent attacks on New Jersey Spine Center, Marin Healthcare District and Urgent Care Clinic of Oxford, it doesn't look like the target placed on these providers will be shrinking anytime soon.
By Jessica Sabbah 02:59 pm May 13, 2016
The Healthcare IT News Privacy & Security Forum took place in Los Angeles this past week: CIOs, CISOs and other infosec professionals gathered to discuss the building blocks to a sound security strategy – and talked a lot about the latest pressing threat: ransomware.
By Jessica Davis 02:32 pm May 02, 2016
The steady drumbeat of data breaches and malware incidents so far this year has shed light on security issues plaguing many healthcare providers. Cybercriminals are targeting hospitals with growing frequency, and vulnerabilities – such as aging medical equipment and human error – are only increasing the risk.
Startup concept illustration
By Bernie Monegain 10:15 am December 29, 2015
From accountable care to precision medicine, data analytics to interoperability, this running list keeps track of the profusion of IT startups leading the way toward big changes across healthcare.
Padlocks and computer code
By Bernie Monegain 03:02 pm December 10, 2015
Whether small, large or, in some cases, astronomical, healthcare security breaches ran the gamut in 2015. Not only in size and expense, but also in the variety of ways hackers, employees, insiders and outsiders manage to get at personal health information.

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