Cloud Computing

By Nathan Eddy 11:24 am April 08, 2020
Intelligence agencies, security firms and Big Tech giants and all ringing alarm bells over the growing threat from cybercriminals in the wake of the global COVID-19 pandemic – with ransomware attacks, opportunistic phishing threats and other malicious activities all threatening heal
By Nathan Eddy 10:41 am March 26, 2020
"EHR disaster preparedness testing in the future will need to be able to simulate large volumes of patients over long periods of time," says one nursing informatics consultant.
By Mike Miliard 04:00 pm March 24, 2020
The private-sector collaborative includes EHR vendors (Epic, athenahealth), Big Tech (AWS, Microsoft), health systems (Mayo, Intermountain) and many others, all working to speed development of "secure, ethical, innovative, open source" tools to combat the crisis.
By Nathan Eddy 12:02 pm March 23, 2020
Backed by an initial investment of $20 million, the project is open to accredited research institutions and private entities using AWS to support development of point-of-care diagnostics.
To combat COVID-19, LogMeIn offers free emergency remote work kits for healthcare providers
By Bill Siwicki 11:35 am March 12, 2020
The social-distancing effort also applies to educational institutions, municipalities and nonprofit organizations.
By Nathan Eddy 03:52 pm March 11, 2020
"Zero trust flips the security model: Instead of 'trust but verify,' organizations 'always verify but never trust,'" one security expert explains.
Salesforce unveils new provider relationship mgmt, analytics, interoperability technologies
By Bill Siwicki 12:55 pm March 09, 2020
The goal is to empower healthcare and life sciences organizations of all types and sizes to deliver more personalized and collaborative experiences at scale.
By Mike Miliard 02:50 pm March 06, 2020
The Shared Responsibility Matrix aims to streamline the assurance process for privacy and security, helping assign responsibilities and reduce misunderstandings when healthcare organizations work with cloud service providers.
Amazon Alexa now using First Databank drug information to answer med questions
By Bill Siwicki 11:31 am March 03, 2020
Specialized answers about medication information were created specifically for the ambient voice-enabled service.
Athenahealth CISO describes the company’s new ‘internal offensive’ security strategy
By Bill Siwicki 11:45 am February 28, 2020
“We no longer can rely on traditional security controls like vulnerability scans and periodic penetration tests to assure our stakeholders that our systems are keeping up with the rate and pace with which attacks occur,” says Taylor Lehmann.