Privacy & Security

Blockchain in healthcare
By Mike Miliard 02:08 pm March 08, 2018
But experts from IEEE, UC San Diego and Health Linkages say the key is to make sure it's the "right solution for the right problem."
MedCrypt wins Venture Connect prize
By Jonah Comstock 06:40 pm March 07, 2018
Judges impressed by the company’s security tech, which uses APIs to connect medical devices.
ONC leaders call for fewer regulations

National Coordinator for Health IT Donald Rucker, MD, speaking at the HIMSS18 ONC Town Hall on Tuesday.

By Mike Miliard 04:55 pm March 06, 2018
As the agency works to advance an array of big projects, ONC is also focused on reducing documentation and quality reporting burdens for providers.
cybersecurity threats

Jon Walter McKeeby, the CIO for its Department of Clinical Research Informatics, speaking during a HIMSS18 Allscripts’ meeting on data security best practices.

By Jessica Davis 04:12 pm March 06, 2018
Leaders from Allscripts, NIH, Albany Medical Center and others offered a sobering look at cyberattack risks, calling for bigger budgets and a security-first culture.
Healthcare CIOs
By Bernie Monegain 06:12 pm March 05, 2018
You can also add cybersecurity, innovation, machine learning, agile and more to that list, CIOs say at HIMSS18 forum.

Jon White, MD, ONC Deputy National Coordinator for Health Information, speaking at HIMSS18 on Monday.

By Jessica Davis 04:24 pm March 05, 2018
The agency is close to releasing its interoperability and info blocking guidance, and when enacted, organizations that break the rules may be subject to penalties.
medical device ransomware infusion pumps
By Bill Siwicki 01:19 pm March 05, 2018
While infusion pumps are the most widely deployed connected medical devices, they are not the leading cause of security alerts.
Kevin Mitnick hacking demo at HIMSS18

Kevin Mitnick’s presentation will be March 6 and 7 at the VMware booth is located on the Sands Expo Exhibit floor at booth 3803.

By Gus Venditto 12:29 pm March 05, 2018
Presentations at VMware booth will give attendees an up-close look at how criminals infiltrate systems.
HP healthcare computer
By Jeff Lagasse 10:28 am March 05, 2018
HP has lifted the curtain on a spate of new healthcare devices, each specifically designed to address the next generation of patient care, The new portfolio was revealed at the HIMSS18 conference in Las Vegas on Monday.

Image provided by Nokia.

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By Verizon 05:01 pm March 02, 2018
5G is expected to become mainstream in 2020 and it is designed to support ultra-reliable, low-latency and massive data communications.

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