Information Technology - January 2021

Healthcare Real Estate Sector Remains Strong

Telehealth will supplement patient care, changing the needs of the facility

1/29/2021


COVID-19 Focus Opened Door to Other Illnesses

Drug-resistant bacteria and fungi have grown opportunistically in health care settings

1/29/2021


Cyber Attacks Require Healthcare Organizations To Take Action

Extraordinary increase in connected medical devices makes hospitals more vulnerable

1/29/2021


Cyber Criminals Exploit COVID-19 in Attacks

Increasing attacks spur need to adopt cybersecurity best practices to keep pace with evolving threats

1/27/2021


Looking for Trouble: Proactive Tactics for IT Security

Strengthening employee security education and training should be a key focus for all healthcare entities

1/26/2021


Judge Tosses Penalty Against Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

$4.3 million penalty stemmed from two instances of lost, unencrypted USB drives containing patient data

1/25/2021


Healthcare Technology: The Impact on Data and IT

Even before COVID-19, managers faced myriad challenges to their data infrastructures

1/22/2021


IT Security in the COVID-19 Era

Senior care facilities can be particularly vulnerable to security risks

1/19/2021


Cyberattack Increase Tied to Vaccine Distribution

Attacks on web applications jump 51 percent since December

1/18/2021


COVID-19 Leads to Television as Diagnostic Tool

Converting existing televisions in nearly 1,200 patient rooms into virtual care endpoints

1/18/2021


Telehealth Grows Amid Pandemic and Is Likely To Stay

Virtual visits must focus on patient experience to be a viable option

1/15/2021


Ransomware Attacks on Healthcare Skyrocket

Attacks against healthcare organizations have jumped about 45 percent since early November

1/13/2021


Report Faults Security Efforts for Patient Information

Only 6 percent of audited organizations adequately fulfilled requirements for reducing risks and vulnerabilities

1/12/2021


Ransomware Attacks Continue to Plague Healthcare

Facilities are implementing measures designed to keep critical data safe and secure

1/12/2021


Cyberattack Tactics Included Guessing Passwords

Perpetrators of the attack used common hacker techniques to get passwords

1/12/2021


Healthcare Facilities Eye Blockchain To Address Challenges

Blockchain can do many things, from providing secure encryption of patient information to handling epidemics

1/11/2021


Hospitals Receive Ransomware Alert

The advisory finds that malicious cyber actors are increasingly targeting the healthcare sector

1/5/2021


Revisiting IT Issues as Vaccine Rollout Expands

The IT infrastructure in many hospitals and healthcare facilities might not be up to the task of a successful vaccination program

1/5/2021


Healthcare IT Responds to Battle Pandemic

Adoption skyrocketed as hospitals, health systems and facility managers increasingly relied on digital health technologies

1/5/2021



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