Cloud Computing

MRI machine
By Mike Miliard 05:57 pm December 09, 2020
Discovered by CyberMDX, the flaw, MDhex-Ray, could allow remote exploits that would compromise connected radiology devices – enabling access to and potential manipulation of protected health data.
Senator Angus King (I-Maine)

Senator Angus King (I-Maine)

By Mike Miliard 11:30 am December 09, 2020
The senator touts "judicious use of the cloud," wider information sharing and "good ol' cyber hygiene" as private-sector best practices – but also says lack of a real deterrent for nation state bad actors has been a federal policy failure.
Person in medical wear in PPE at computer in hospital

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By Mike Miliard 05:00 am December 07, 2020
It's been a busy year. As health systems continue to grapple with the challenges of the COVID-19 crisis, we look back on the tech lessons learned these past many months – with cautious optimism for a better year ahead.

Credit: Siriraj Hospital

By Dean Koh 12:49 am December 07, 2020
Both parties will work together in other jointly-developed projects that may arise in the course of the MoU.
Three vials labeled COVID-19 Vaccine with a syringe lying before them
By Mike Miliard 01:52 pm December 03, 2020
A worldwide spear phishing effort, with bad actors impersonating biomedical researchers and targeting company execs, holds "potential hallmarks of nation-state tradecraft," according to a new security report from IBM Security X-Force.
By Mike Miliard 03:02 pm December 01, 2020
From genetic sequencing to symptom tracking to vaccine development, machine learning algorithms have been instrumental in helping uncover hidden clues about the novel coronavirus, says Cris Ross.
Google Cloud HIMSS Booth
By Mike Miliard 03:45 pm November 30, 2020
Its Healthcare Interoperability Readiness Program aims to help healthcare organizations understand and prep for the new rules, assess their own interoperability maturity and build new API-based exchange capabilities. 
Nuance, public cloud, Germany
Sponsored
By 01:00 am November 25, 2020
The first HIMSS study on public cloud use in Germany’s hospitals shows a high deployment level of cloud computing. On average, respondents rate public cloud solutions as more advantageous than on-premise solutions, however, they also express concerns with regard to data protection and compliance. 
Cybersecurity breach
By Mike Miliard 02:03 pm November 18, 2020
The 2020 HIMSS Cybersecurity Survey finds very tight security budgets, vast landscapes of legacy systems and only modest improvements in risk assessments and proactive measures.
Boston Children's Hospital
By Bill Siwicki 11:15 am November 13, 2020
The hospital uses Cerner’s cloud deployment model to give clinicians a role-based communications system and give nurses a mobile tool for advanced clinical workflows.