Quality and Safety
Remote patient monitoring ecosystems should not be treated in the same way as traditional endpoints, say cybersecurity experts.
The system's Epic electronic health record has been in "read-only" status at several of the system's sites, with MyChart patient portals also inaccessible.
A recently published JAMIA paper argues that design, implementation and policy considerations must be taken into account when developing virtual care technology.
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Automating risk stratification kept patients out of the ER, giving financial incentive to move to an alternative payment model.
The ousting comes on the heels of a joint warning from the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, HHS and the FBI about "increased and imminent" cyber threats to hospitals.
The data comes amidst new reports that cybercriminals are using industry-standard encryption methods to enact attacks that bypass detection.
As COVID-19 surges and supply lines become critical, health system leaders are working toward real-time visibility and predictive tools for inventory, pricing, lead times and demand trends.
The hospital uses Cerner’s cloud deployment model to give clinicians a role-based communications system and give nurses a mobile tool for advanced clinical workflows.
Citing patient safety, the agency says it has "significant concerns" regarding the electronic health record vendor's compliance with its obligation under a 2017 Corporate Integrity Agreement.