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By Jeff Lagasse 04:35 pm December 09, 2019
Risk can have a profound impact on the financial health of any organization, where sensitive information is often hosted on outside servers.

Greg Singleton, director of HHS' Health Sector Cybersecurity Coordination Center

By Mike Miliard 03:54 pm December 09, 2019
VPN vulnerabilities, variations of "the Blues" and PACS imaging servers are among the risks the Health Sector Cybersecurity Coordination Center, or HC3, is tracking.
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By 01:55 pm December 09, 2019
Coagulase-negative staphylococcus. Acinetobacter species. Escherichia coli. Klebsiella pneumoniae. Pseudomonas species. Enterococcus species. Staphylococcus aureus. These are just some of the pathogens that researchers found on 80% of mobile phones used at a tertiary care teaching hospital and on 81% of the clinicians’ hands that handled...
Omnicell, Kit Check partner on cloud-based controlled substances tracking
By Nathan Eddy 12:26 pm December 09, 2019
The aim is to help Omnicell client healthcare organizations gain better visibility of controlled substances across the pharmacy supply chain.
Healthcare cybersecurity employee training best practices for CIOs and CISOs
By Bill Siwicki 12:19 pm December 09, 2019
A security expert offers a variety of suggestions for how to improve security training to effectively beat the threat of ransomware and other criminal mischief.
By Nathan Eddy 03:52 pm December 06, 2019
"There is great promise in using algorithms to sort patients and target care to those most in need," said Sens. Cory Booker and Ron Wyden in letters to CMS, FTC and others. "However, these systems are not immune to the problem of bias."
Technology optimization: elevating cloud performance
By Bill Siwicki 01:07 pm December 06, 2019
Four analysts from Black Book, Chilmark, KLAS and PwC offer their expert advice for healthcare CIOs and other IT leaders seeking to make cloud technology work for their organizations.
VA establishes new National Artificial Intelligence Institute
By Mike Miliard 10:52 am December 06, 2019
NAII will work with veterans and partners across federal agencies, the private sector and academia to prioritize AI research and development for better health.
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By 05:12 pm December 05, 2019
Healthcare organizations have been fighting the good fight against cybercrime for many years. But they still need to up their game. As such, they need to take the following steps as they more proactively deal with cybersecurity threats.
Northwell Health deploys chatbot to reduce colonoscopy no-shows
By Mike Miliard 04:21 pm December 05, 2019
The conversational AI technology, based on Conversa Health’s automated platform, can help inform and calm apprehensions about the invasive procedure, and reduce appointment cancellations.

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