Network Infrastructure

Massachusetts General Hospital
By Mike Miliard 10:19 am December 09, 2015
Massachusetts General Hospital has implemented Vocera technology throughout its perioperative services departments with the goal of quieter, more efficient and effective staff communications.
cyber security
By Bernie Monegain 12:57 pm December 08, 2015
MaineGeneral Health CEO Chuck Hays provides details of a cyber attack on the health system's network that has put patient data at risk and involved an FBI investigation.
Money in pocket
By Bernie Monegain 09:48 am December 04, 2015
A new survey from shows that health IT workers are in high demand, and many -- especially those with "executive" in their title -- command top dollar.
By Jessica Davis 10:29 am December 03, 2015
Fewer than half of U.S. hospitals support an infrastructure capable of two-factor authentication, The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT reported in November, while 35 percent of critical access hospitals and 40 percent of small rural hospitals report the lowest levels of capability.
Hand washing
By Mike Miliard 09:04 am December 03, 2015
Can a pacemaker be hacked to induce a fatal arrhythmia? Yes. But is that the most clear and present danger in a world where hospitals are running critical medical devices on unpatched versions of Windows XP?
Privacy & Security Forum
By Mike Miliard 08:45 am December 03, 2015
Healthcare IT News' biggest event yet, the three-day Privacy & Security Forum will convene nearly 70 expert speakers from across healthcare and beyond, offering perspectives and best practices for managing one of biggest challenges of our time: protecting patient data. Follow live here.
Shield with computer code
By Bernie Monegain 08:01 am December 02, 2015
Stephen Nardone had just 15 minutes to deliver an impactful presentation Tuesday at the Privacy & Security Forum in Boston. He used numbers to drive the risk factors home.
Stack of coins
By Bernie Monegain 06:30 am December 02, 2015
The global healthcare cybersecurity market is expected to exceed $10 million by 2022. To be exact, a new report pegs the market at $10,848.87 million in U.S. dollars.
Richard Clarke
By Tom Sullivan 12:02 pm December 01, 2015
Cyber czar Richard Clarke shared his insights about the many different and dangerous types of security threats facing healthcare organizations at the Privacy & Security Forum in Boston on Tuesday.
laptop breach
By Bernie Monegain 10:17 am November 30, 2015
Healthcare and government have overtaken the retail industry, with the dubious distinction of being the "major sectors under siege" from hacks and cyberattacks, a new report shows.

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