September 8th 2023
The midwestern hospital system and the physician group are striving to restore full systems. They’re caring for patients, but some services have been affected.
August 25th 2023
Singing River Health System says it’s had to take computer systems offline. The system continues to see patients, but some services have been disrupted.
August 22nd 2023
The number of health data breaches dropped in the first half of 2023, but more people are being affected, a new report from Critical Insight says. Analysts say attackers are shifting tactics.
August 21st 2023
The commission outlines several steps for maintaining care and services. A key point: Hospitals should prepare to operate under downtime procedures for weeks.
August 8th 2023
Prospect Medical Holdings said it had to take systems offline, and several hospitals cited interruptions to care, including elective surgeries and some outpatient services.
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Health Execs Say Vendors Are the Worst Cyberthreat. But Most Don't Vet Partner Security
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Key Considerations for Securing Your Digital Healthcare Cloud
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Medical Informatics Engineering Pays $100K for Data Breach of 3.5M Patients
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Why Healthcare Is So Vulnerable to Ransomware and What We Can Do About It
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EXPO.health to Provide Actionable Health IT Insights for Health Systems
The goal of the conference is to improve healthcare by fostering relationships between vendors and innovators.
Giving Data Security a Human Face to Regain Patient Trust
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Why Your Healthcare Organization Should #DitchtheDisk
CDs are costly — and they can affect treatment and patient satisfaction.
3 Tips to Better Understand HIPAA Compliance
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U.S. Health IT Experts More Confident in Cybersecurity Practices, Report Finds
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Speaking with the Woman Behind the Facebook Health Data Breach Complaint
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New Healthcare Survey: Cyber and Physical Convergence Increases Cyberthreat Risk
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How HHS Is Addressing Cybersecurity Threats
While HHS is continuing to strengthen its information security program, the agency still has security weaknesses that need to be addressed.
How We Can Revamp Our Data Privacy Laws
Our current data privacy laws are not protecting individuals enough.
Healthcare Can't Achieve Value-Based Care Without an Intelligent Enterprise
Ad: How SAP supports critical data and analytics to create a 360-degree view of the patient.
Stakeholders Must Be Proactive About Cybersecurity
The healthcare sector is still at an increased risk, so what can stakeholders do to fight off cyber threats?
How to Safeguard Hospital Data from Email Spoofing Attacks
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Consumers Are Not Prepared to Handle Cybersecurity Threats, Morphisec Report Finds
Nearly 80 percent of consumers said they are not prepared to handle cyberattack threats on their own.
Healthcare Needs Protection from Its Own Innovation
Physicians and clinicians must demand global security standards.
Health IT Teams Are Facing Many Challenges in 2019
63 percent of respondents feel unprepared to manage and execute effective IT operations based on the training offered at their organizations.
CynergisTek Sells Managed Print Services to Vereco for $30M
The deal could help CynergisTek expand its services.
Regulations Can Promote Innovation, Even in Healthcare
New laws create new problems, and entrepreneurs and innovators rise to the challenge.
FoIP: How the Faithful Fax Is a Modern Solution
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After Push to Embrace Digital Health, FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb Resigns
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Why Experts Think e-Commerce Hacker FIN6 Is Moving Into Healthcare
Healthcare systems need to double-down on cybersecurity.
The Promise of Blockchain Technology in Healthcare
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Hacking and Neglect Continue to Keep Healthcare in Danger
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Your MRI Is Hacked: Transfer $100K in Bitcoin, Please
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