Privacy & Security

New HIMSS report makes 4 healthcare predictions for 2019
By Bill Siwicki 04:10 pm January 30, 2019
Digital health applications, consumerism, demographic challenges and data governance will be key imperatives in the year ahead, the study shows.
infusion pump
By Diana Manos 02:53 pm January 30, 2019
Healthcare and Public Health Sector Coordinating Council issued a new report saying infosec demands cross-sector collaboration.
By Dean Koh 10:07 pm January 29, 2019
Earlier this week, the Ministry of Health (MOH) in Singapore made an announcement that confidential information regarding 14,200 individuals diagnosed with HIV up to January 2013, and 2,400 of their contacts, has been illegally disclosed online and is in the possession of an unauthorised
By Diana Manos 02:40 pm January 24, 2019
The organization is broadening into a single assessment tool for varying regulations around the world.
At HIMSS19, Federal Health IT Pavilion focuses on collaboration
By Bill Siwicki 02:54 pm January 22, 2019
The theme is how health IT community stakeholders can take advantage of collaboration opportunities with 11 key federal agencies.
By Diana Manos 03:16 pm January 18, 2019
The whole point of electronic health records is to facilitate the sharing of patient data, but that is still difficult, not just because interoperability hasn't been fully achieved, but also because matching patient records is still not easy to achieve – putting patients at risk

Credit: Screengrab from gov.sg

By Dean Koh 09:23 pm January 16, 2019
Minister for Health Gan Kim Yong delivered a ministerial statement on the Committee of Inquiry (COI) report on the SingHealth cyberattack in the Singapore Parliament on January 15 2019.
Data illustration.
By Beth Jones Sanborn 05:13 pm January 15, 2019
Executives and board members aren't cybersecurity experts so putting it in terms they can digest is crucial -- and that takes "real-life resonance."
Adam Greene

Adam Greene, Partner at Davis Wright Tremaine, says even mature programs can lack documentation regulators seek. 

By Tom Sullivan 09:06 am January 15, 2019
Without proper documentation for government regulators, infosec protocols might safeguard data without meeting federal criteria.
cybersecurity command center HIMSS19
By Tom Sullivan 09:04 am January 15, 2019
The speciality exhibit will have 90 booths, two theaters, nearly 60 education sessions and eight challenge opportunities to test your infosec chops.

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