Information Technology - June 2023

Atlanta Women's Health Group Experiences Data Breach

The protected health information of over 33,000 current and former patients was exposed.


What is the Use Case for Robotics in Healthcare Facilities?

One major area these robotic units could help in is with cleaning.


Bill Passes to Better Protect Rural Hospitals from Cyber Attacks

The bill was passed with an amendment specifying that CISA can’t ask for additional funds.


Trinity Health Hit with Class Action Lawsuit

Trinity Health and two other healthcare providers were sued over a March 2023 cyberattack.


Columbus Regional Healthcare System Targeted by Daixin Team

The health system attempted to negotiate with the extortion group, though negotiations stalled.


Ascension Experiences Security Breach Via Third-Party Vendor

Ascension has started notifying 148,606 patients about a security breach.


What is the Latest Technology for Restrooms?

More smart devices and IoT capable technology are arriving on the scene for restrooms.


Security Officers to Wear Body Cameras at CHRISTUS Health

Body cameras will now be worn to further prevent violence within the health system.


Clinton Mercy Medical Center Targeted in Cyberattack

Patient care was not affected; however, personal information was exposed.


Henry Mayo Employee Allegedly Gained Access to Protected Records

The alleged employee gained unauthorized access to an unknown number of patients’ records.


Clarke County Hospital Hit with Security Breach

The security breach led to over 26,000 individuals’ private health information being accessed


Hospital Onboarding Prompt Engineer to Help Implement ChatGPT

With the coming changes of artificial intelligence, Boston Children’s Hospital is identifying potential applications for the technology.


Morrison Hospital Is Latest Cyber-attack Victim of 'Royal' Ransomware Gang

The latest attack highlights key issue healthcare facilities face in the digital age: cybersecurity.


Healthcare Cyberattacks Disrupt Neighboring Hospital Emergency Departments

The study was conducted on a ransomware attack that happened in May of 2021.


Albany ENT & Allergy Services Targeted by Two Ransomware Groups

The protected health information of over 220,000 individuals was accessed.



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