Privacy & Security
03:35 pm August 09, 2018
A new communication process in the emergency department helped the hospital reduce the time it took a patient to get to their new unit by almost half an hour.
04:48 pm August 08, 2018
Making security personal to employees and engaging future generations to rekindle the dwindling talent pool are a good start.
02:57 pm August 08, 2018
Security researchers notified the open source EHR managing software of nearly 30 critical vulnerabilities – the second set of vulnerabilities found in a year.
04:28 pm August 07, 2018
A configuration error left a database filled with healthcare data exposed on the internet, and the data could be accessed and changed by anyone without a password.
03:56 pm August 07, 2018
Active training via simulated phishing, progressive disciplinary measures, disabling hyperlinks and document execution from emails are among the suggestions.
02:19 pm August 06, 2018
Tied down by staffing and budget issues, while the industry is still debating the best way to fix healthcare’s security woes, hackers are only getting smarter and continuing to shell the industry in full force.
08:00 am August 03, 2018
What experts are saying hospitals can do now to avoid falling prey to the ransomware as hackers show no signs of stopping.
01:37 pm August 02, 2018
Orlando Orthopaedic’s transcriptionist vendor misconfigured access to a database during a software upgrade. The health center waited nearly six months to report.
10:22 am August 01, 2018
Don’t leave it up to tech vendors to drive the next phase of integrated data that gets channeled between doctors, payers, providers and patients.
11:56 am July 31, 2018
This is the second breach for the health system this year, and the biggest health data breach of 2018 in the U.S.