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ransomware attack payments

Credit: Hancock Health

By Jessica Davis 04:01 pm January 16, 2018
After hackers logged into the hospital’s remote access portal using a third-party vendor’s username and password, officials paid up as it would have taken more time and money to restore files from backups.

From left: Eric Topol, MD, Brent James, MD, and Tim Zoph.

By Bernie Monegain 03:33 pm January 16, 2018
The vendor said that former Intermountain chief quality officer Brent James, MD and former Northwestern Memorial CIO Tim Zoph have also signed on.
CIOX Health lawsuit
By Beth Jones Sanborn 02:43 pm January 16, 2018
Motion filed states charges have little merit and the case will require too many resources with too little to gain.
crowdsourcing analytics

Sample code of ATT&CK from Mitre. Credit: Mitre

By Jessica Davis 02:08 pm January 16, 2018
Threat detection response is more reactive than proactive but MITRE engineer explains how sharing threats within a trusted environment can bolster security programs.
healthcare startups
By Mike Miliard 12:40 pm January 16, 2018
CLEW medical and Viz.ai apply artificial intelligence to predictive analytics and emergency CT imaging.
physician burnout
By Bernie Monegain 09:56 am January 16, 2018
Thomas Jefferson chief Stephen Klasko and athenahealth CEO Jonathan Bush believe a healthcare system overall is not only necessary, but possible and will present their ideas at HIMSS18 in Las Vegas.
imaging informatics
By Bill Siwicki 04:15 pm January 15, 2018
After years of skepticism and uncertainty, the future of imaging informatics is firmly tied to the cloud, a Frost & Sullivan study says.
Cerner EHR Canada

Nanaimo Regional General Hospital in British Columbia, Canada. Photo via Google Maps

By Jessica Davis 03:46 pm January 15, 2018
The Ministry of Health's second investigation into Nanaimo's EHR project found that managers failed to leverage advice that could have helped prevent some of those issues.
Direct to consumer genetic testing
By Mike Miliard 03:16 pm January 15, 2018
A growth projection of 25.6 percent by 2022 is expected, says new Kalorama report, and so are changes in the doctor-patient relationship.
mission health EHR

Mission Health in Ashville, North Carolina

By Bill Siwicki 01:22 pm January 15, 2018
The Cerner EHR adds the Zipnosis telehealth notes after each virtual visit and recently used its integrated platform to address a pertussis outbreak.

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