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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.
Epic EHR rollout
By Bernie Monegain 02:07 pm July 26, 2017
Roll-out is slated for summer 2018.
AMIA interoperability framework
By Bernie Monegain 01:33 pm July 26, 2017
Though the medical informatics group urged ONC officials to take clinician, patient-centered approach.
cybersecurity risks
By Bill Siwicki 01:17 pm July 26, 2017
Investment in and high-level attention to cybersecurity are on the decline at a time when nastier cyber-attacks are on the rise, a new KPMG survey finds.

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