Information Technology - May 2023
Texas Health Resources Joins the Dandelion Consortium
The Dandelion Consortium is a group dedicated to exploring the capabilities of AI in healthcare.
How Will Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Impact Healthcare Facilities?
Changes are coming, though most of them will make tasks more efficient and productive.
New Bill Aims to Better Protect Rural Hospitals from Cyberattacks
A new bill proposes to better educate rural hospitals on how to prevent cyber attacks.
What Kinds of Energy Efficient Technologies Can Hospitals Use?
From LED lighting to building automation systems, there are many types of technology that hospitals can employ.
NextGen Healthcare Hit with Cyberattack Potentially Exposing Protected Health Information
This is the second attack to hit NextGen in recent months.
New Rule May Prohibit Healthcare Facilities From Paying Ransom During Cyberattacks
When hacked, IT systems can be taken offline until a ransom is paid.
Two Rivers Public Health Department Patient Data Accessed Without Authorization
The information of over 15,000 patients was accessed through an employee’s Office365 account.
How Staffing Shortages are Impacting Healthcare Facilities' Cybersecurity Capabilities
Cyberattacks in the healthcare industry are increasing rapidly and most facilities are ill-equipped to defend.
Essentia Health Upgrades Patient Experience with New Technology
Improved wayfinding, entertainment systems and elevators will enhance the patient experience.
Lock Socket Solutions Used in the Houston Methodist Hospital System
The technology helps in securing chargers from being taken by staff or patients.