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Cryptomining
By Tom Sullivan 09:43 am May 02, 2018
Start by looking for unusual network activity, practicing situational awareness and using old school methods to combat phishing.
KRACK Wi-Fi flaw puts medical devices at risk

A screensnap of a KRACK attack. Credit: YouTube

By Jessica Davis 04:35 pm May 01, 2018
Discovered in October, the fundamental WP2 protocol vulnerability can cause a complete loss of control of data and let a hacker launch a man-in-the-middle attack.
Amazon Apple healthcare
By Bernie Monegain 04:10 pm May 01, 2018
More than 80 percent of the Fortune 50 already have a presence in the market, so here’s what hospital IT shops should be thinking about as they digest that reality.
cybersecurity threats
By Jessica Davis 03:01 pm May 01, 2018
The planned update is just the latest move to improve the National Health Services since WannaCry.
telehealth EHR workflows
By Mike Miliard 12:56 pm May 01, 2018
New version of the company's software aims to make it easier for acute care providers to order up virtual consults.
Sponsored
By 11:55 am May 01, 2018
A HIMSS Analytics survey of 153 physicians, nurses and pharmacists and 1,131 patients and their families shows that patients trust providers to deliver safe care and yet patients still experience medication errors.
Mayo Clinic EHR
By Bernie Monegain 10:21 am May 01, 2018
Mayo Clinic is on the cusp of one of the biggest and most expensive EHR go-lives in history. 
Predictive analytics in healthcare

Michael Johnson, a decision support data scientist at St. Charles Health System, will be speaking at the HIMSS Big Data and Healthcare Analytics Forum on June 13.

By Mike Miliard 09:17 am May 01, 2018
You don't have to rely on a vendor for one-size-fits-all algorithms. With a little elbow grease, it's possible to develop your own – and make them work for you.
opioid crisis prescription drug monitoring programs
By Jessica Davis 03:59 pm April 30, 2018
Issues with data standardization and the differences in regulations inhibit their potential.
big data analytics healthcare

University Hospital in San Antonio, Texas. Credit: Google Maps

By Bill Siwicki 02:46 pm April 30, 2018
University Health System in Texas is using analytics and marketing technology to better identify community needs.

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