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One-third of eClinicalWorks customers prepping to switch EHR vendors, KLAS says
By Mike Miliard 10:01 am July 28, 2017
While the recent DOJ settlement is pushing some clients over the edge, another third say they feel “stuck” in their contracts, the report finds.
Amazon getting into healthcare
By Bernie Monegain 04:38 pm July 27, 2017
Just weeks after rumors hinted that Apple is working on a way to bring health records together on iPhones, Amazon appears to have launched an investigation about building EHR software.
Google HIPAA compliant
By Jessica Davis 03:34 pm July 27, 2017
The cloud makes it easier to share and store data, but healthcare providers need to remember that with HIPAA, compliance refers to how these technologies are used.
Mayo clinic stroke patients
By Bernie Monegain 02:19 pm July 27, 2017
Initial work with Mayo Clinic, Microsoft focused on stroke patients.
cybersecurity best practices
By Bill Siwicki 11:49 am July 27, 2017
Applying tactics commonly used to secure laptops and servers is not enough for Internet of Things devices and apps.
NIH precision medicine initiative
By Bernie Monegain 10:38 am July 27, 2017
Awardees, which will share in $1.7 million to support the cause, charged with raising awareness around the project.
ransomware attack payments
By Jessica Davis 09:55 am July 27, 2017
Locky and Cerber attacks yielded about $7 million each as victims paid to regain access to their data.
cybersecurity on a budget
By Jessica Davis 03:52 pm July 26, 2017
The ongoing staffing shortage and budget constraints are making it difficult to protect health information, but it’s possible to piece together an effective security strategy by aligning the necessary pieces.
cybersecurity coordinator Michael Daniel
By Bill Siwicki 03:38 pm July 26, 2017
Michael Daniel developed cybersecurity policy and strategy for the United States and helped the U.S. partner with the private sector, nongovernmental organizations and other nations.
healthcare breach

Women’s Health Care Group of Pennsylvania breach was vulnerable since January.

By Jessica Davis 02:14 pm July 26, 2017
The breach on Women’s Health Care Group of Pennsylvania was discovered in May, but hackers had unauthorized access to the system as early as January.

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