Data Security relates to Interoperability

Nearly a year since WannaCry and all 200 National Health Service trusts failed cybersecurity assessments

Some NHS units failed because the Cyber Essentials Plus sets a high bar, while others simply have not patched their systems appropriately, the U.K. Commons Public Accounts committee found.

Comcast partners with Independence Health to create digital health company

Companies say the cross-sector partnership will create open source platform that it hopes other tech companies will use to innovate.

DEA partners with states to share prescription data in opioid fight

The latest federal move in the fight to combat opioid abuse will have states sharing PDMP data with the DEA, and the agency sharing its database of 80 million annual drug transactions.

UNC Health reaches Stage 7 with advanced EMR, analytics capabilities

UNC Health Care has reached Stage 7, the highest level on the HIMSS Analytics EMR Adoption Model, which measures healthcare facilities on their use of advanced analytics and health information technology. The designation applies to all UNC facilities: its hospitals, physician practices and applied analytics.

Symantec, Fortinet announce new security tools with analytics, automation for cyber response

Symantec's technology can give hospitals advanced automated detection of targeted attacks while Fortinet's new product helps bridge the gap between network operations and security operations centers.

63,500 patient records breached by New York provider's misconfigured database

Middletown Medical left a radiology interface open to the public, exposing patient data in the process.

SamSam ransomware hackers still targeting healthcare, HHS warns

The hackers behind the attack on Allscripts have hit 10 organizations in the last few months, levering open RDP connections to proliferate inside a network.