Privacy & Security

biometric patient check-in
By Bill Siwicki 01:09 pm May 17, 2018
The integrated technology aims to streamline patient registration, safeguard privacy and enhance patient engagement.
Retired Navy Commander Kirk Lippold speaking at HIMSS Security Forum
By Jessica Davis 12:35 pm May 17, 2018
Retired Navy Commander Kirk Lippold will share his vision for leadership within an organization, including creating a culture of integrity and personal accountability, at the HIMSS Security Forum in June.
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By FairWarning 09:01 am May 17, 2018
With the expertise gained via a managed services arrangement it's possible to reduce costs while minimizing your organization’s overall risk profile.
Sutter health cybersecurity breach in california

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By Jessica Davis 01:21 pm May 16, 2018
The activation of a fire suppression system of one of the health system’s data centers on Monday shut down its Epic EHR and other information systems.
NHS England talks with HIMSS International about UK eHealth week

Matthew Swindells, from NHS England, chats with Charles Alessi, MD, of HIMSS International, about how the U.K. health system is evolving in the age of technology during eHealth Week. Credit: HIMSS TV

By Mike Miliard 03:11 pm May 15, 2018
A new report from KLAS shows NHS data sharing to be cumbersome and disruptive to clinical workflows.
doctor reviewing CT scan security flaws
By Jessica Davis 03:24 pm May 14, 2018
Some vulnerabilities in Philips’ Brilliance CT scanners and GE Healthcare Mobile tech could allow an unauthorized user to obtain elevated credentials and make modifications to system settings.
doctor talking with patient at hospital about EHR
By Bernie Monegain 11:44 am May 14, 2018
As hospitals collect patient data they must characterize it well, apply new technologies – and practice what Cleveland Clinic’s Paul Ford calls "human medicine."
technician managing the cloud storage data center servers
By Mike Miliard 08:40 am May 14, 2018
After years of wariness from healthcare providers about off-premise data, new AI capabilities from Amazon, Google, IBM and Microsoft could make cloud storage easier and more trustworthy than ever.
cybersecurity password login on hospital computer

Some clinicians share their passwords with nurses in order to complete charts with the idea of “a care efficiency: rather than a risk.

By Jessica Davis 03:07 pm May 11, 2018
From legacy infrastructure to potential medical device hacks, some of the industry’s leading voices opened up about how the industry can begin to combat the inevitable breach.
medical device like this MRI can be hacked
By Jessica Davis 09:54 am May 11, 2018
The threat to medical devices is real and happening now – and it’s a patient safety issue, much more than one of HIPAA compliance.

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