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The HIMSS Webinar, 'Italy and Germany facing COVID-19', hosted by Charles Alessi, HIMSS, had two CIOs from private hospital chains in Italy and Germany.

By Cornelia Wels-Maug 03:49 am March 30, 2020
As the number of lives touched by COVID-19 is continuously mounting, so are the efforts of IT departments to counter the rising pressure on hospitals.
By Rosy Matheson 01:51 pm March 27, 2020
The Open Data Institute Leeds, NHS Digital and Beautiful Information have just run their first “Open Data Saves Lives” hackathon in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.  

Henning Schneider, CIO, Asklepios Kliniken, Germany, compares COVID-19 to recent epidemics during the latest 'Talking Points' webinar, organised by the HIMSS D-A-CH Community.

By Cornelia Wels-Maug 12:25 pm March 26, 2020
Henning Schneider, CIO, Asklepios Kliniken, Germany, and vice-chair board of directors at HIMSS, compares COVID-19 to recent epidemics and explains how priorities of the IT department have shifted in view of the current contagion, during the latest Talking Points webinar, organised by the HIMSS D-A-CH Community.
By Mike Miliard 02:42 pm March 25, 2020
The CIO of Arizona's Health Current describes the health information exchange's efforts to serve its participants during the COVID-19 crisis – and discusses its ongoing efforts to boost data quality and consistency across the state.
By Nathan Eddy 10:58 am March 24, 2020
The World Health Organization has reportedly seen attempted cyberattacks double since the onset of the COVID-19 crisis, and a vaccine testing facility has also been targeted with ransomware.

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By Sophie Porter 02:40 am March 20, 2020
Technology companies stepping up to help NHS in struggle against coronavirus.
By Mike Miliard 12:26 pm March 16, 2020
The agency was subject to a hacking attempt on Sunday, designed to slow down its COVID-19 pandemic response and sow disinformation, Bloomberg reports.
By Mike Miliard 03:21 pm March 13, 2020
Cybersecurity firm CynergisTek is using AI to help hospitals detect unauthorized access to electronic health records and prevent breaches caused by coronavirus curiosity.
Wayfinding helps Abbott Northwestern patients navigate 2.7 million square feet
By Bill Siwicki 12:29 pm March 12, 2020
A tip from the director of information services: Never rely on WiFi or cellular networking. Always use Bluetooth beacons inside hospitals.
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.

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