Data Warehousing

NYU Langone building
By Kat Jercich 02:24 pm October 07, 2020
The machine learning model, which has been shown to have up to 90% precision, may help clinicians to determine which patients can be sent home safely.
CMS Administrator Seema Verma

CMS Administrator Seema Verma (photo: Drew Angerer, Getty)

By Kat Jercich 09:36 am October 07, 2020
Noncompliance with the new reporting rules "could result in termination for both Medicare and Medicaid," said CMS Administrator Seema Verma.
UCSF Mission Bay campus

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By Kat Jercich 09:01 am October 07, 2020
The organizations say they expect the platform, announced Wednesday, to reduce the time and cost associated with creating clinical grade AI algorithms while maintaining data security.
Secretary Alex Azar in a mask

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By Kat Jercich 04:24 pm October 05, 2020
"We have proven we can systematically improve compliance and enable hospitals around the country to report on their COVID-19 data," said TeleTracking President Christopher Johnson.
AWS sign at HIMSS
By Mike Miliard 09:51 am October 05, 2020
The AWS Foundational Security Best Practices standard aims to help healthcare and other organizations ensure they're aligning with a set of core infosec principles.
Healthcare worker in a mask at a screen
By Kat Jercich 02:23 pm October 01, 2020
Dueling letters published this week in JAMIA take issue with the degree to which public health agencies are able to receive information electronically.
Provider wearing PPE and running COVID-19 test
By Kat Jercich 05:02 pm September 25, 2020
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services may follow through on threats to revoke federal Medicare funding for hospitals that don't meet COVID-19 patient data requirements, reported NPR this week.
Cybersecurity breach weak link

Third-party vendor are often weak links when it comes cyber vulnerabilities, even as nearly a third of IT and infosec pros say they lack visibility into the security practices of outside partners.

By Mike Miliard 09:15 am September 24, 2020
As many as 80% of CIOs and CISOs polled for a new report say they've experienced a breach originating with a third-party vendor in the past year, while another survey shows 44% of hospitals and health systems fail to meet basic NIST CSF protocols.
By Kat Jercich 04:36 pm September 21, 2020
The data is said to include patient information release forms, driver's license copies and Social Security numbers, as first reported by BleepingComputer.
By Mike Miliard 03:21 pm September 17, 2020
A German woman died after Düsseldorf University Clinic's servers were encrypted, which necessitated that she be relocated to a hospital 20 miles away.