Privacy & Security

By Bill Siwicki 12:53 pm February 24, 2017
The new system delivers optimized EHR data for physicians that is easy to digest and promotes new levels of clinical insights, the vendor says.
By Mike Miliard 05:56 pm February 22, 2017
The technology's implications for interoperability, privacy, claims processing and more are intriguing. But many challenges must be addressed before wider applications become possible.
By Bill Siwicki 02:13 pm February 22, 2017
It is expanding its Healthcare Security Awareness Training Program to include additional ransomware training to help combat the ever-changing cybersecurity and education challenges unique to healthcare.

Dale Nordenberg at HIMSS17

By Jessica Davis 01:09 pm February 21, 2017
Hospitals have recognized the need to fix flaws in connected devices but solutions will require a sustained effort.

John Houston, UPMC vice president of security and privacy

By Jessica Davis 11:07 am February 21, 2017
At the Cybersecurity Forum, experts explained how a top-down approach can impact an organization’s security issues.
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By Verizon 03:13 pm February 20, 2017
A flexible, virtualized network can support the data demands created by the integration of IoT devices, thus enabling customer-experience solutions to leverage the data in meaningful ways.
By Bill Siwicki 09:02 am February 20, 2017
Trivalent Protect uses a process of file-encryption, shredding, and local or cloud storage designed to transform the properties of sensitive and regulated data to make it completely unusable to hackers.
Accenture medical identity theft

Accenture managing director Reza Chapman said healthcare organizations need to build digital trust with patients.  

By Bill Siwicki 08:23 am February 20, 2017
The Accenture study also finds that half of these victims were subject to medical identity theft and on average had to pay $2,500 in out-of-pocket costs per incident.
Symantec cybersecurity study
By Tom Sullivan 08:07 am February 20, 2017
Symantec health IT officer David Finn said that despite increases in budgets and staffing, breaches and security incidents are on the rise. 
By Tom Sullivan 06:24 pm February 19, 2017
Informaticist Nephi Walton challenges health IT professionals to take a hard look at how secure their networks actually are.

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