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AHA President and CEO Richard J. Pollack, left, and FHA President and CEO Charles N. Kahn are urging President-elect Donald J. Trump and Congressional leaders to think twice about repealing Obamacare.

By Bernie Monegain 08:57 am December 07, 2016
‘Losses of this magnitude cannot be sustained and will adversely impact patients’ access to care, decimate hospitals’ and health systems’ ability to provide services…’
outdated security tools

Attendees talking during a networking break at the Privacy & Security Forum. 

By Jessica Davis 02:51 pm December 06, 2016
Among the items in the ‘security graveyard,’ Intermountain CISO Karl West included flat networks, SOC-less security and compliance-only security.

“Customers are in the early stages of implementing cognitive security technologies,” says Sandy Bird, chief technology officer, IBM Security.

By Bernie Monegain 01:35 pm December 06, 2016
Executives say cognitive technologies such as Watson have a big role to play
IoT healthcare

Stephanie Jernigan, assistant professor at Boston College, said that many healthcare organizations need to get better at handling large information sets to make use of Internet of Things devices. 

By Tom Sullivan 12:27 pm December 06, 2016
Cloud computing and the Internet of Things has changed the security landscape and many organizations do not yet understand how to apply insights to the business. And then there’s the challenge of getting patients to adopt new tools. 
manage cyber risk

Tony Sager discussed the fog of ever-growing threats, strategies, technologies and frameworks security professionals are grappling with. 

By Mike Miliard 11:50 am December 06, 2016
Tony Sager, senior vice president at the Center for Internet Security, promised to help simplify security – if not necessarily make it easy – at the HIMSS Health Privacy Forum on Tuesday.

Unisys President and CEO Peter Altabef says his company is committed to tightening digital security.

By Bernie Monegain 10:24 am December 06, 2016
Built-in analytics, visualization and micro segmentation are key.

Shafiq Rab, known for his innovation in healthcare information technology, has been named CIO at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. youtube photo

By Bernie Monegain 09:04 am December 06, 2016
Move comes following Rush’s extensive national search.
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Attendees at the Privacy & Security Forum in Boston. 

By Jessica Davis 08:48 am December 06, 2016
Executives at Christiana and Penn Medicine have become advocates for security work. IT professionals shed light on what made that transformation work.
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By Mike Miliard 11:49 pm December 05, 2016
There's no one right way to set up a robust and workable cybersecurity program. But there are some key best practices to follow.
CISO cloud security concerns

Pictured, left to right: Johns Hopkins CISO Darren Lacey, Penn Medicine associate CIO John Donohue, Juniper Networks senior product leader Albert Lew, and Christiana Care CISO Anahi Santiago. 

By Tom Sullivan 04:43 pm December 05, 2016
New skill set needs, old business associates and large data hosts becoming attractive targets top the list of chief information security officers. 

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