Privacy & Security

Health Net cybersecurity

HealthNet headquarters in Gold River, California. Credit: Google Maps

By Jessica Davis 08:39 am February 23, 2018
While the insurer complied with the initial rounds of audits, Office of Personnel Management officials said it soon became clear Health Net didn’t intend to fully comply.
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By CDW Healthcare 05:09 pm February 22, 2018
Mark Lachniet, manager of information security services at CDW, explains how targeting our worst security nightmares must involve a shift in strategy.
By Jessica Davis 12:39 pm February 22, 2018
The Charlottesville-based provider discovered the breach in December 2017 and has been working with the FBI on its investigation.
interoperability leaders in healthcare

David Kibbe (left) is leaving his CEO post at DirectTrust while Eric Heflin (right) joins ONC’s core data project.

By Mike Miliard 12:08 pm February 22, 2018
Sequoia Project CTO/CIO Eric Heflin joins ONC’s core data project while David Kibbe is leaving his CEO post at DirectTrust.
Google cloud
By Susan Morse 08:34 am February 22, 2018
Google Cloud has two booths, with one location in the HIMSS Innovation Lab, and its speakers will address a range of topics, including interoperability and security.
Supreme Court rejects CareFirst bid to review breach case
By Jessica Davis 04:47 pm February 21, 2018
The case heads back to a lower court where CareFirst faces a class action lawsuit from patients impacted by a 2014 breach of the insurance company.
blockchain healthcare accountable care
By Mike Miliard 02:43 pm February 21, 2018
The analytics company will lead Hashed Health's Value-Based Care Working Group, exploring ways blockchain can help improve quality measures.
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By Verizon 09:40 am February 21, 2018
With more than a thousand security technologies and solutions on the market today, enterprise has been investing in an increasingly sophisticated set of defensive solutions—resulting in a monster stack of protocols and solutions that have added cost and complexity.
enterprise imaging

In addition to imaging enterprise education sessions during HIMSS18, there are demos and sessions on the showroom floor as well.

By Mike Miliard 03:27 pm February 20, 2018
Delivering the right image at the right time to the right physician is the goal but that requires smart decisions about clinical workflow and IT infrastructure.
Cybersecurity incident response

Nolan Garrett, principal and CTO at Intrinium, will be speaking at HIMSS18 on March 8.

By Beth Jones Sanborn 08:26 am February 20, 2018
Expert Nolan Garrett will address HIMSS18 attendees on how to form the right plan for your organization and put it into practice from the top down.

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