cybersecurity Internet of Things
By Bill Siwicki 07:06 am August 17, 2016
Forrester Research offers insight into best practices to prevent criminals from wreaking havoc as IoT innovation outpaces medical device security.
Cedars-Sinai Healthcare Accelerator

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By Tom Sullivan 02:21 pm August 16, 2016
The academic medical center turned to its inaugural Healthcare Innovation Accelerator class for new technologies and services to improve patient care. 
By Jessica Davis 10:46 am August 16, 2016
It appears the threat actor known as ‘batwhatman’ infiltrated the developer’s SVN server and stole JAVA application codes, customer data and employee information.
Surescripts interoperability
By Bernie Monegain 09:33 am August 16, 2016
The network now conducts more transactions daily than Amazon or Uber, according to CEO Tom Skelton.
Carequality Epic interoperability

Dave Cassel, who leads the Sequoia Project's Carequality initiative, said that health information exchange among competing EHRs is no longer a promise and that it is here today and working under the Carequality Interoperability Framework. 

By Bernie Monegain 08:01 am August 16, 2016
The framework will make interoperability work happening today widespread as more and more EHR vendors, HIEs and providers join the network, according to an Epic executive.
ransomware decryption tools
By Jessica Davis 07:08 am August 16, 2016
Kaspersky, Trend Micro, Symantec, Cisco and Emsisoft have tools that can decrypt health data after cybercriminals encrypt it. The hitch? The technology won’t work on all ransomware strains.
Athen Orthopedic breach
By Beth Jones Sanborn 07:01 am August 16, 2016
CEO Kayo Elliott said that it cannot afford to spend millions of dollars and continue to deliver care services.
Apple wearable heart reader
By Jack McCarthy 06:59 am August 16, 2016
The tech giant applied to patent a device capable of acquiring and processing electrocardiographic measurements. 
Patients doctors divided
By Bill Siwicki 02:57 pm August 15, 2016
Patients claim they take responsibility for their own health. Doctors don’t believe that. The discrepancy means clinicians have an opportunity to improve communication to better partner with their patients.

National Coordinator for Health IT Vindell Washington, MD

By Jessica Davis 11:16 am August 15, 2016
This past Friday, Karen DeSalvo, MD, officially stepped down as National Coordinator, passing the baton to her second-in-command, Vindell Washington, MD. The former principal deputy national coordinator has been with ONC since January 2016.

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