Privacy & Security

Password
By Gus Venditto 03:43 pm October 27, 2015
Passwords has become one of modern life's more annoying routines. None of us is happy when our office email or bank asks us to take a comfortable password and turn it into something that resembles a missile launch code.
buried in paperwork
By Jessica Davis 08:05 am October 26, 2015
Desk audits are scheduled to begin in 2016. Here's what healthcare organizations can do now to prepare.
Text messaging
By Bernie Monegain 08:58 am October 22, 2015
A new report by research firm KLAS identifies some of the key vendors in this rapidly emerging space and explains why they've garnered market share in an area where there are more than 100 competitors.
Money and tech
By Mike Miliard 11:12 am October 19, 2015
Over the next five years, U.S. health systems stand to lose a total of $305 billion from coordinated cyberattacks, according to Accenture. Even worse, their patients are at big financial risk themselves.
Person with Apple Watch
By Erin McCann 11:03 am October 19, 2015
What's quite possibly the biggest market opportunity in the digital health arena? As a new Rock Health report suggests: it's consumer engagement. And it's going to bring big things to healthcare.
Digital caduceus
By Erin McCann 10:59 am October 16, 2015
The U.S Department of Veterans Affairs and HHS' Indian Health Services division have become the first federal agencies to earn DirectTrust accreditation, officials announced late this week.
Confused man at laptop
By Bernie Monegain 04:14 am October 16, 2015
Hospital chief information officers are still figuring out what the final rules for Stage 2 and Stage 3 meaningful use will mean for them. The message from fellow CIOs at the CHIME Fall Forum: "We feel your pain."
Fingerprint
By Erin McCann 11:05 am October 14, 2015
When it comes to identity access management, most hospitals and healthcare providers are doing it all wrong. Or so says a new report that finds generally lax rules around who can access patient data and how.
Jigar Kadakia
By Bernie Monegain 08:00 am October 14, 2015
While each healthcare organization is unique, Jigar Kadakia finds some tried-and-true principals apply, regardless of the prestige of the organization or its size.
Anahi Santiago
By Mike Miliard 08:00 am October 14, 2015
"I remember the days when we used to worry about spring break, because that's when the bored college kids would write the viruses," said Anahi Santiago, CISO at Wilmington, Del.-based Christiana Care Health System.

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