Network Infrastructure

Best Hospitals
By Mike Miliard 08:43 pm November 25, 2015
Hospital IT departments have a lot on their plates these days. So for the staffs of the 2015 Best Hospital IT Departments to still love their jobs so much, to feel so strongly about the value of what they do, says a lot.
Stethoscope money credit
By Jessica Davis 03:56 pm November 25, 2015
The rise of cybercrime is increasing the risk of healthcare institutions seeing a drop in their credit ratings. While cyberattacks don't drive ratings, they're seen as risks in that the "timing and consequences of a successful attack are uncertain."
El Camino Hospital
By Mike Miliard 03:17 pm November 25, 2015
Mountain View, Calif.-based El Camino Hospital, an electronic health records pioneer for nearly five decades, has completed its customized $150 million Epic implementation, known as iCare.
Hiring
By Jessica Davis 04:14 pm November 24, 2015
Big majorities of health systems are increasingly looking toward IT outsourcing for complex infrastructure services, citing access to a fully-trained staff and positive return-on-investment as the chief reasons.
Connected people
By Jessica Davis 04:04 pm November 23, 2015
Susquehanna Health System is one of the latest big providers to notch some big gains by linking EHRs and analytics across its campuses. The organization's leaders share some insights on how they're putting data to work.
Health IT illustration
By Jessica Davis 02:47 pm November 20, 2015
Recent security breaches, especially in healthcare, have put the spotlight on major companies to be diligent on revamping systems to prevent data theft. But systems aren't designed to be user-friendly and are too complicated for many healthcare professionals.
Shield with computer code
By Mike Miliard 03:34 pm November 19, 2015
Since the first Internet worm in 1988, Randy Trzeciak, technical director of the CERT Insider Threat Center at Carnegie Mellon University's Software Engineering Institute, has been on the front lines of cybersecurity.
Magnifying glass on laptop
By Bernie Monegain 03:31 pm November 19, 2015
A recent report from the Department of Health and Human Services' Office of Inspector General points out five ways its Office of Civil Rights could better prevent breaches of patient health information.
Typing on laptop
By Mike Miliard 04:30 pm November 16, 2015
A hospital in Kentucky is notifying patients of a security incident, after it was discovered that some of its computers had been infected with a keystroke logger designed to capture and transmit data as it was typed.
Businesspeople
By Mike Miliard 04:00 am November 14, 2015
Michael Kaiser, executive director of the National Cyber Security Alliance, offers his advice for developing a well-trained and proactive healthcare workforce, one attuned to the needs of health systems as they face growing cybersecurity threats.

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