IT Infrastructure Description

Meet the newest HIMSS Analytics adoption model: INFRAM

The Infrastructure Adoption Model helps hospitals and health systems benchmark how their IT systems stack up with mobility, security, collaboration, transport and data warehousing.

Minnesota DHS data breach heats up: State officials spurn notification delay

The issues shared during an Oct. 18 state senate meeting mirror those the healthcare sector faces: a lack of resources and an onslaught of attacks make it nearly impossible to keep up.

HITRUST kicks off program to give security support to startups

HITRUST launched a security program to help start-up companies bolster their privacy and security foundations, including the adoption of the most comprehensive risk management, compliance and security services.

WHY IT MATTERS

Update: Misconfigured database breaches thousands of MedCall Advisors patient files

A researcher discovered the North Carolina-based tech vendor is leaking protected patient data through its Amazon S3 bucket twice in a month.

Phishing attack breaches insurance data of 37,000 patients for 1 month

A hacker obtained access to an employee email account of California-based Gold Coast Health Plan, attempting to fraudulently move funds to their account.

HIMSS Analytics delivers a state of the health IT industry report

For National Health IT Week 2018, HIMSS Analytics delivered new research exploring some key trends, looking closely at established software infrastructure and emerging technologies alike.

"What we're seeing as far as a state of the market is acceleration beyond the EMR," said Blain Newton, executive vice president of HIMSS Analytics. "We're seeing it manifest in a few different ways."

How to flip a cybersecurity event around to get more resources, infosec talent

Security experts share insights about crafting lessons learned plans to obtain more resources — and one critical mistake to avoid.

Medical device security: How to find the cyberattack hiding from view

The healthcare sector is well-aware that medical devices are vulnerable, but it’s hard to obtain the extra resources to fix the issue.