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NSA summer program aims to draw future cybersecurity professionals into STEM careers.

By Bernie Monegain 03:44 pm April 24, 2017
Free to students and teachers K-12, the program hopes to improve teaching methods for computer science curricula.
By Henry Powderly 03:23 pm April 24, 2017
While attempts to reform or replace the Affordable Care Act have been hampered by ideological divides, the president was able to install new leadership at key agencies.
Lifespan breach from stolen laptop
By Mike Miliard 03:19 pm April 24, 2017
The MacBook, which was not encrypted or password-protected, contained emails with names, medical record numbers, partial address information, medications and more.
EHR optimization Baystate Health
By Mike Miliard 02:55 pm April 24, 2017
Baystate Health takes aim at click fatigue with mobile-optimized workflow tool.
CardioNet slammed with $2.5 million fine for failed risk management and analysis
By Jessica Davis 02:50 pm April 24, 2017
Although only the breach only affected 1,391 patients, the size of the fine reflects the organization’s failure to implement HIPAA Security Rule policies and procedures.
Erie County Medical Center cyberattack

ECMC said the investigation found no patient records have been compromised.

By Jessica Davis 02:46 pm April 24, 2017
The Buffalo-based hospital said no patient records have been compromised but is still working to restore regular functions and continues to operate without interruption.
By Bernie Monegain 02:10 pm April 24, 2017
For starters, secure C-suite support: It's not enough to listen to employees and departments when planning mHealth initiatives, IBM says.
healthcare orgs fight cyberthreats
By Jessica Davis 02:02 pm April 24, 2017
National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center will educate healthcare organizations and patients about risks associated with mobile data and apps.
AHIMA pushes Congress to fund ONC, continue investing in EHR interoperability
By Tom Sullivan 01:31 pm April 24, 2017
The industry group argued that not adequately funding the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT would undermine the 21st Century Cures Act and inhibit work toward a learning health system.
Vivek Murthy resigns Sylvia Trent-Adams takes over
By Tom Sullivan 11:18 am April 24, 2017
Sylvia Trent-Adams, Murthy’s deputy, takes over as acting Surgeon General.

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