Data Warehousing

Blockchain in healthcare
By Mike Miliard 12:40 pm May 04, 2017
Altarum Institute, Hashed Health believe so, and they are partnering to develop distributed ledger technologies to benefit value-based reimbursement.
Blockchain and healthcare privacy laws

Attorney Sharon Klein at the law firm Pepper Hamilton, along with Joe Guagliardo, who chairs the Blockchain Technology Group at the firm, have been looking at blockchain's implications for healthcare for more than a year.

By Mike Miliard 10:31 am May 03, 2017
Leaders are intrigued by the digital ledger technology's potential, but intrigue alone won’t get it past regulations.
HIPAA settlement Center for Children’s Digestive Health
By Mike Miliard 02:09 pm April 21, 2017
Center for Children’s Digestive Health shared protected health info with FileFax, but didn't have a BAA in place.
healthcare accessing public wifi
By Mike Miliard 02:56 pm April 20, 2017
Dell survey finds connecting to public Wi-Fi to access confidential information, using personal email for work and widespread use of public cloud services also pose risks to health information.
employees greatest cybersecurity risk
By Bill Siwicki 02:43 pm April 18, 2017
Nearly 80 percent of executives said employee security awareness is their greatest concern. And that’s despite 85 percent indicating they have existing security awareness programs, a new Level 3/HIMSS Analytics study finds.
By Bill Siwicki 02:02 pm April 18, 2017
Cybersecurity has become an enterprise-level risk in healthcare and should be managed like one, CynergisTek says.
how blockchain works
By Mike Miliard 12:25 pm April 13, 2017
To say the technology is advanced is an understatement, but hospitals should understand the reasons that it’s getting so much attention.
cybercriminals malware OLE packages
By Bill Siwicki 09:27 am April 13, 2017
Cybercriminals increasingly are using object linking and embedding packages though healthcare executives have options to fight them.
Tressa Springmann

Tressa Springmann, senior vice president and CIO, information services at LifeBridge Health.

By Bill Siwicki 12:36 pm April 12, 2017
LifeBridge Health CIO says back-and-forth about data dashboards, tools and structure needed to chart a solid plan for value-based care.
NIST cybersecurity

The MAIN STREET Cybersecurity Act, introduced by Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, left, and supported by Sen. John Thune, R-South Dakota, was passed to protect digital assets that could greatly benefit small and medium healthcare providers.

By Jessica Davis 01:36 pm April 07, 2017
If passed, the law would help small- and medium-sized healthcare providers that often have constrained security budgets.

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