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Cheap black market PHI drives ransomware, espionage
By Benjamin Harris 11:54 am August 22, 2019
For a few hundred dollars, any hacker can buy their way into a healthcare network.
CISO security tips for managing hybrid cloud deployments
By Mike Miliard 11:45 am August 22, 2019
The complexities of securing a hybrid cloud environment are not to be underestimated as more health systems contend with vendor implementations of all shapes and sizes. One prominent CISO offers tips and best practices.
By Susan Morse 11:35 am August 22, 2019
The IoT: "Every something that comes on the market is in essence its own small computer with an ability to find its way into something."

John Radcliffe Hospital, aerial view; Source: Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

By Leontina Postelnicu 08:17 am August 22, 2019
David Walliker, currently chief information officer at the Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust, will join the organisation in October.
Mayo Clinic CIO discusses data-sharing, interoperability, HL7 FHIR standard
By Bill Siwicki 01:44 pm August 21, 2019
Christopher J. Ross is a proponent of healthcare organizations coming together to solve the data-sharing problem. He’ll be addressing this issue and more at the upcoming HIMSS Health 2.0 13th Annual Conference.
By Susan Morse 01:13 pm August 21, 2019
Hospitals often don't file for the funds because they're unaware of what can be reimbursed and there is only a 30-day window to apply.
Sheba Medical Center validates machine learning-based meds decision support tech
By Bill Siwicki 12:46 pm August 21, 2019
The provider organization has published a study that validates the clinical impact of health IT vendor MedAware’s machine learning-enabled patient safety platform designed to minimize medication-related risks.
The pros and cons of moving to the cloud for providers
By Nathan Eddy 11:36 am August 21, 2019
Two security experts walk through healthcare cloud computing for provider CIOs, showing how the CIOs must carefully weigh many benefits with potential risks.
HHS awards $107M for health centers, recognizes excellence in HIT and telehealth
By Nathan Eddy 11:19 am August 21, 2019
Its Quality Improvement Awards recognize the nation’s health centers. Its Advancing Health IT for Quality Awards recognize health centers that used HIT or telehealth services to increase access to care and advance quality.
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The broad movement of ‘connected devices’ represents a growing cybersecurity threat that puts patient data, medical information, and potentially patient well-being at risk.

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