Software company Foxit shares how well-maintained health records can accelerate digital transformation
The Cura Day Hospitals Group and the US Food and Drug Administration are among institutions to benefit from Foxit’s solutions.
The Cura Day Hospitals Group and the US Food and Drug Administration are among institutions to benefit from Foxit’s solutions.
The network-based cybersecurity technology acts as an early warning system, giving the CISO and his team a high degree of visibility into network activity.
A security expert says discover assets on a network, perform vulnerability assessments, embrace identity governance, perform privileged access management, hire white hat ethical hackers and more.
The East Midlands trust implemented temporary solutions to minimise disruption to services which affected EPR and clinical management systems.
They'll create and update new standards, profiles and implementation guides, helping to transition to more modern APIs that make it easier to exchange data securely via smartphone.
Three healthcare cybersecurity experts showcase the most effectual strategies CIOs and CISOs can take when erecting defenses against criminals seeking valuable patient information.
The agency worked for two years with the certification company on a cooperative research project that highlights the value of standards for connected devices and IoMT.
The consultancy, a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business, has experience working with the DoD, VA and government healthcare clients and specializes in cybersecurity, agile engineering and [...]
Five telehealth technology experts share their decades of expertise, with advice to help healthcare CIOs and other IT leaders launch new telemedicine programs.
The health system, which had been forced to shift operations into manual mode, using paper copies in place of digital records, purchased a decryption key from the hackers for an undisclosed sum.
Last year, the Royal College of Surgeons found that NHS hospital trusts in England owned more than 8,200 fax machines, prompting the health secretary to order a complete phase-out by the end of [...]
The customizable DynamikAnalytix technology from Clinical Cyber Defense System aims to tackle a central challenge for cybersecurity: getting non-technical leaders such as CMIOs and CEOs engaged [...]
Chief information security officers might not consider it a badge of honor to have presided over a data breach. But many organizations are prioritizing hiring CISOs with experience in managing them.
One new study hypothesizes that a reason medical records aren't being advertised on the underground markets is that cybercriminals are culling PII from the stolen records and selling it off [...]
The group's new board subcommittee and automation technology can offer added efficiency for health organizations seeking to boost the quality of their CSF assessments, it says.
Interfaith Medical Center deployed a variety of network security technologies to ward off ransomware and other attacks, virtualizing its servers in the process, which resulted in cost savings of [...]
It's not just for clinicians anymore: Security operations center analysts say they're inundated with more and more alerts, and spend too much time sorting through false positives.
Veterans and guests at Orlando VA Medical Center were getting lost, and many were late for appointments. A new wayfinding technology application is changing all that.
With more than 75% of all hospitals in America and 61 regional and state health information exchanges participating in the nationwide eHealth Exchange, the evolution from point-to-point [...]
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 [...]
An identity and access management expert illustrates this critical area of information security and offers tips on how to best control who is accessing protected health information (PHI).
The communications system, integrated with the provider’s Epic EHR, is used throughout most of the medical center, and it has helped the organization boost HCAHPS scores in almost every measure.
An expert in the strategies and technologies surrounding identity and access management walks through today’s challenges and discusses how provider organizations can best secure this key area.
BluePrint's visualization software coalesces security program data from disparate sources into a central "source of truth" founded on the company's workflow automation and rules engine.
The Healthcare and Public Health Sector Coordinating Council has developed a guide to building a robust cybersecurity workforce, offering four suggestions for developing skills.
BlueKeep? Dridex? A state of emergency in Louisiana? Healthcare security pros find themselves living in interesting times. But with new threats emerging each day – and old ones, like [...]
It’s the operating system that runs the elevator, the HVAC system, medical equipment, and even the router that connects everything else in a hospital to the outside world.
Healthcare leaders trying to determine where their efforts fall on an industrywide digital health continuum have an online tool to aid assessments. Completing the self-administered assessment [...]
Democrat Michael Bennet unveiled his telehealth-focused rural plan, which increases resources for IT investments; he also recently introduced a separate Senate bill to boost broadband in [...]
As part of the deal, which involves nonclinical technologies, about 540 health system staff will become Optum employees.
The eight-stage international model allows healthcare providers to measure their technology deployments against those of their peers.
Virtustream Healthcare Cloud helped the North Carolina-based health system "future-proof" its IT system by moving mission-critical data to its hosting service.
More than half of hospitals say they've had one or more data breaches caused by third-party vendors in the past two years, with an average cost of $2.9 million per incident – but too many [...]
WhiteHat's application security and DevSecOps expertise will help NTT widen the protections it can offer healthcare and other clients working on enterprise-wide digital transformation [...]
At UMass Memorial Health Care, an audit found a vendor security problem. Here’s how the health system bolstered its security while achieving a 594% annual ROI.
While most orgs surveyed said they have network access solutions to monitor devices connected to the network, fewer than half of small providers use network segmentation to control the spread of [...]
Three medical device technology experts from GE Healthcare, BioSig Technologies and Advantech offer comprehensive advice on best practices for healthcare organizations launching new medical devices.
Established firms have good track records, but there are high-performing developing companies, too; as providers tackled bigger strategic initiatives beyond mere EHR rollouts, they need to weigh [...]
With more connected medical devices, monitoring equipment and EHRs complicating healthcare’s digital transformation, organizations require heightened visibility and control over their [...]
With HIMSS Insights eBook issue 7.5, we look at the digital transformation in healthcare from different angles: healthcare providers, health insurers, pharma/pharmacy, and healthcare systems. [...]
A centralised digital pathology system implemented by the Northern Cancer Alliance is set to speed up cancer diagnosis for patients at nine hospitals by giving clinicians a single view of records [...]
The unauthorized access also included Social Security numbers, credit card data and banking information – but not laboratory results, the company said.
The wide array of connected devices means "lot of different stakeholders that need to coordinate," on both the clinical and IT side. That requires "process and due diligence.
You can't secure a network that you don't understand. Mapping hospital IoT is a must-do process for the creation of an effective defense strategy, experts say.
Healthcare systems need to collaborate on defense and rely on AI and machine learning to respond to new threats, study finds.
The digital platform monitors operations, supply chain logistics and data acquisition, the company says.
Unguarded and lacking a common playbook for security, the internet of things presents plenty of new network challenges.
Poor networking was hindering growth at the health system. With new tech, the clinician satisfaction rate has soared to 95% and network uptime is up to 99%.
The MediLedger project, led by San Francisco blockchain startup Chronicled, is focused on leveraging DLT for more efficient healthcare contract reconciliation and chargeback processes.
Yonsei University Health System (YUHS), one of the oldest and largest private university hospital networks in South Korea, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with SK Telecom, [...]
A new study from vendor Vectra monitored network traffic for six months to find the most prevalent methods attackers uses to gain control and access protected information.
Frost & Sullivan says the healthcare security space is set for big growth as hospitals recognize new vulnerabilities and vendors innovate their products and pricing models.
The firm’s annual report also finds healthcare professionals expecting more HIT startups to arise in next two years and creating some new concerns amid the ongoing talent shortage.
The upgrade to network infrastructure meant big changes for the rural health system in the Nebraska panhandle, where great connectivity for small towns is uncommon.
The facility will feature touchscreens for interactive pre-surgical planning and better visualization of results, the system said.
Despite some halting progress with cybersecurity readiness, healthcare is still lacking in many key areas, according to a new progress report from the consultancy CynergisTek.
Cybersecurity experts at BakerHostetler document some bright spots and areas for improvement for healthcare organizations
With Apple, Amazon and Google coming into healthcare and interoperability still lacking, it’s time to prepare for the coming platforms.
Companies say aligning their platforms will help eliminate duplicate records, establish more accurate care histories and improve patient safety.
Working with WakeMed in North Carolina, the delivery service will deploy a quadcopter along a pre-determined flight path to deliver blood and other diagnostic specimens.
The health system saved money by avoiding equipment purchases and reducing rental expenses; RTLS also saved it $300,000 and more than 10,000 staff hours annually.
The health system will invest $5.5 million in new network security improvements and shell out $2 million for class action claims after the hack exposed the data of 4.5 million patients.
While payers have shown a preference for private cloud, new research suggests many will deploy connected health solutions in public clouds within two years.
Four experts in healthcare cloud computing offer CIOs and other health IT workers who are starting – or maintaining – cloud migrations some well-rounded advice.
A new report in Health Affairs looks at the success rate of hospital IT system integration, post-consolidation.
VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger highlighted the biggest threat, application centric security and your next security products as ideas not being considered enough today
Departments no longer spend a month auditing their own systems to comply with an external auditor, and the data that researchers need is highly accessible.
SAN FRANCISCO — Artificial intelligence and machine learning hold as much promise, and perhaps peril, in the infosec realm as anywhere else. That was among the takeaways from the Tuesday [...]
The total number of breaches is at a three-year low, but the incidents are larger, affect more people – and are often caused by underprotected IT environments, according to a new Bitglass report.
Dr NT Cheung has been the Chief Medical Informatics Officer (CMIO) of Hong Kong’s Hospital Authority (HA) for the past 26 years. The HA is a statutory body established under the Hospital [...]
Biometrics, deep learning, virtual pharmacy features and smartphones are being used to establish a digital identity resource in countries throughout Asia and Africa, according to a new report.
The intent is to build a blockchain platform for claims processing, officials said.
CEO Dan Burton explains what the billion-dollar mark means to the company and the industry, where its technology is headed – and where it stands on an IPO.
The company will be demonstrating its new patient experience tool built in collaboration with Adobe and Microsoft in a partnership revealed last year.
The health system saw an opportunity to leverage Information Technology Infrastructure Library best practices and key concepts to improve its remote care.
Penn Medicine’s John Donohue explains why hyperconverged infrastructure should be part of your strategic plan.
After 22 days of public and private hearings involving 37 witness accounts from August to November 2018, the Committee of Inquiry (COI) convened to inquire into the events and contributing [...]
The company will be showing an open scalable platform for managing devices, centralizing storage and providing on-demand analytics, among other capabilities at HIMSS19.
Mobile data is about to get a lot faster at the Rush System for Health in Chicago. The hospital system has partnered with AT&T to become what it says is the first in the nation to use a [...]
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