Network Infrastructure

UAE’s health ministry, smart patient platform

Credit: UAE health ministry

By Taleen Davies 01:37 am November 19, 2020
The updated version of SHEFAA will serve as a digital communication hub between service providers and patients across the country.
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.
A person in scrubs with a ponytail holds up a tablet
By Kat Jercich 09:15 am November 17, 2020
But at the AMIA virtual symposium this week, health IT professionals said they still see the potential of app-based ecosystems.
Vodafone,health and social care, government recommendations

Credit: Vodafone UK

By Sophie Porter 03:43 pm November 11, 2020
The report surveyed 2,000 people on their attitudes towards advancing technology in health and social care and contains government recommendations.
patient data, dubai
By Keith J Fernandez 11:08 am November 04, 2020
The aim is to use the technology to track daily patient data and “plan interventional strategies in real-time to avoid complications of the disease,” according to findings from the Future Economy Lab workshop.
Hands on a laptop with other computers nearby
By Mike Miliard 08:43 am October 29, 2020
With the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, they describe some of the techniques that may be used by foreign groups that could be targeting hundreds of health systems with ransomware.
Computer hacker
By Mike Miliard 04:04 pm October 28, 2020
St. Lawrence Health System and Sky Lakes Medical Center both report being targeted, but officials from each say patient data doesn't appear to have been compromised.
IBM outpost with logo at a HIMSS event
By Mike Miliard 08:59 am October 09, 2020
By keeping its storied brand name associated with its cloud platform and artificial intelligence work, while splitting off a new company focused on managed infrastructure services, Big Blue is gearing for an innovative but competitive future.
health insurance, billing

Credit: Diagnosis Related Group system

By Ahmed El Sherif 02:03 am October 08, 2020
The transfer of the Diagnosis Related Group (DRG) system for health insurance to all public and private hospitals across the emirate has been completed.
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.