Privacy & Security
This week's top stories include a ransomware attack affecting multiple healthcare providers, insurers' concerns that telehealth reimbursement parity may lead to overutilization, and the FDA greenlighting Bigfoot's diabetes management system.
Keys to modernization include a shift from a hardware-centric architecture to a more software-defined model and extending data to the cloud while focusing on security, says Aamir Siddiqi, VMware's director of Healthcare End User Computing.
Deep Dive: With ransomware attacks now the top security risk facing healthcare organizations, as cybercriminals' tactics evolve in dangerous ways, security professionals offer tips and best practices for safeguarding against the threat.
This week's top stories include the Biden administration aiming to get 70% of adults at least one vaccine dose by July 4 and a report finding that ransomware continues to be a major threat to the healthcare industry.
In this episode of HIT Cybersecurity, Johns Hopkins Medicine's Darren Lacey shares how healthcare providers can develop a more forward-leaning strategy.
Monthly Update: HIMSS Media Editor in Chief Jonah Comstock recaps some of the biggest trends and stories from April, including insurtech news, Fitbit studies and telehealth being called into question.
In this new episode of HIT Cybersecurity, Lee Kim, HIMSS' director of privacy and security, talks with a panel of infosec experts about what they're seeing on the front lines.
In this episode of HIT Cybersecurity, NIST IT Security Specialist Nakia Grayson details the unique infosec challenges inherent in delivering care from hospital to home – and shares some resources that can help.
In the debut episode of HIT Cybersecurity, Kelvin Coleman, executive director of the National Cyber Security Alliance, describes the current threat landscape – and offers tips for safeguarding a target-rich environment during the pandemic.
Gerry Blass, CEO of ComplyAssistant, provider of an integrated approach to cybersecurity and compliance for hospitals and health systems, discusses the ramifications of the HICP law and best practices for healthcare organizations to comply.