Network Infrastructure

The VA and others pioneer eHealth Exchange health information network infrastructure
By Bill Siwicki 12:30 pm August 22, 2019
With more than 75% of all hospitals in America and 61 regional and state health information exchanges participating in the nationwide eHealth Exchange, the evolution from point-to-point connections to a one-gateway solution will dramatically increase connectivity for the entire country, the exchange contended.
Mayo Clinic CIO discusses data-sharing, interoperability, HL7 FHIR standard
By Bill Siwicki 01:44 pm August 21, 2019
Christopher J. Ross is a proponent of healthcare organizations coming together to solve the data-sharing problem. He’ll be addressing this issue and more at the upcoming HIMSS Health 2.0 13th Annual Conference.
An identity and access management expert illustrates this critical area of information security and offers tips on how to best control who is accessing protected health information (PHI).
By Bill Siwicki 01:39 pm August 20, 2019
An identity and access management expert illustrates this critical area of information security and offers tips on how to best control who is accessing protected health information (PHI).
Software: The fix for overburdened hardware
By Benjamin Harris 12:06 pm August 20, 2019
Underlying weaknesses in common OS’s are slowing hospitals down. Software can help fix them.
Mobile clinical communications saves Valley Medical Center tens of millions of dollars

UW Medicine Valley Medical Center.

By Bill Siwicki 10:56 am August 20, 2019
The communications system, integrated with the provider’s Epic EHR, is used throughout most of the medical center, and it has helped the organization boost HCAHPS scores in almost every measure.
Most hospitals are behind on finding, responding to threats
By Benjamin Harris 12:17 pm August 15, 2019
A new industry survey finds that a lack of network visibility is impairing already overworked cybersecurity teams.
How healthcare CIOs and CISOs can handle identity and access management
By Bill Siwicki 12:22 pm August 14, 2019
An expert in the strategies and technologies surrounding identity and access management walks through today’s challenges and discusses how provider organizations can best secure this key area.
Intraprise Health BluePrint Protect can help detect, manage security risks
By Nathan Eddy 11:30 am August 14, 2019
BluePrint's visualization software coalesces security program data from disparate sources into a central "source of truth" founded on the company's workflow automation and rules engine.
How to find and keep top cybersecurity professionals
By Mike Miliard 04:00 pm August 09, 2019
The Healthcare and Public Health Sector Coordinating Council has developed a guide to building a robust cybersecurity workforce, offering four suggestions for developing skills.
As new cyber risks emerge, strategies evolving but basic principles still apply
By Mike Miliard 07:00 am August 02, 2019
BlueKeep? Dridex? A state of emergency in Louisiana? Healthcare security pros find themselves living in interesting times. But with new threats emerging each day – and old ones, like phishing, not going away – some tried and true lessons are still useful.

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