Jessica Davis

Jessica Davis is Senior Editor for Healthcare IT News, exclusively covering cybersecurity and government policy. She writes the bi-weekly HITN Cybersecurity Checkup and is lead editor for Women in Health IT.

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By Jessica Davis 12:52 pm October 24, 2018
To Health2047’s Lúcia Soares, the political climate has increased awareness around challenges and highlighted work that remains due to unconscious bias.

Cathy Wolfe, Wolters Kluwer health learning, research and practice CEO and president

By Jessica Davis 01:24 pm October 23, 2018
To Wolters Kluwer executive Cathy Wolfe, the shift into value-based care requires lifelong learning bolstered by new technologies that will prepare them for the evolving tech landscape.
By Jessica Davis 03:29 pm October 22, 2018
As Watson has undergone close scrutiny over the past year, leader Deborah DiSanzo is moving to IBM Cognitive Solutions' strategy team.
By Jessica Davis 02:23 pm October 19, 2018
The issues shared during an Oct. 18 state senate meeting mirror those the healthcare sector faces: a lack of resources and an onslaught of attacks make it nearly impossible to keep up.
FDA and Homeland Security signs.
By Jessica Davis 06:16 pm October 17, 2018
While the two federal agencies have worked together on vulnerability disclosures in the past, a new memorandum of agreement will improve coordination.
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By Jessica Davis 03:37 pm October 16, 2018
Part three in our cyber insurance series highlights red flags and common mistakes to avoid when shopping for a cyber policy.
HIMSS Security Forum Leadership Panel
By Jessica Davis 11:19 am October 16, 2018
While healthcare organizations are better understanding and investing in cybersecurity needs, hackers are keeping pace -- and then some, according to a panel of CISOs at the HIMSS Security Forum in Boston.
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By Jessica Davis 04:56 pm October 12, 2018
The Food and Drug Administration issued a cybersecurity alert on two Medtronic devices that could allow a hacker to hijack the software update process to change the device’s function. Medtronic disabled the online software update to eliminate the flaw.
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By Jessica Davis 02:14 pm October 12, 2018
For more than a month, two separate employee accounts were compromised by the cyberattacks before the IT department discovered the hack.
himss conference sign in las vegas hotel
By Jessica Davis 10:33 am October 12, 2018
The two nonprofit health IT groups hope to strengthen public-private partnerships and advance policy, starting by collaborating on the next Health Datapalooza.

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