Information Technology

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


Cybersecurity Challenges in 2021: What Lies Ahead?

COVID-19, vaccines and cyberattacks upend traditional operations

12/29/2020


RFID Offers a Range of Benefits to Facilities

The tools use wireless communication to identify and track assets and equipment

12/29/2020


Hospital Endures 550 Cyber Attacks Daily

Attacks come as federal authorities warn of credible, ongoing and persistent threat to hospital's systems

12/23/2020


IT Cost Controls in the COVID-19 Era

Changes in revenues force managers to explore new ways to ensure care continuity with limited funds and staff resources

12/18/2020


Telehealth, Security and the Impact of COVID-19

Ditching telehealth isn’t an option, but the technology to provide virtual care securely often leaves much to be desired

12/16/2020


Tailoring Cybersecurity Disaster Recovery to Facility Needs

Managers understand both the vulnerable areas of facilities and key operations that must be protected

12/15/2020


Ramping Up Security for Healthcare IT

Systems contain highly sensitive data that, if compromised, could jeopardize staff and customer privacy

12/14/2020


Assessing the Impact of COVID-19 on IT in 2020

From telehealth and remote patient monitoring to remote work strategies and increased cyberattacks, IT had to revisit strategies

12/11/2020


Robots Deployed To Deliver Hospital Medications

Meds-to-beds program includes secure, autonomous robotic delivery of prescribed medications

12/10/2020


Cybersecurity Apt To Remain Challenging in 2021

2021 is likely to see ongoing threats and vulnerabilities affecting the healthcare industry

12/9/2020


Hospitals Boosting Email Security

Additional restrictions implemented to help prevent ransomware attacks

11/13/2020


Working In Multiple Nursing Homes May Spread The Virus

Research has found that on average each nursing home is connected to seven others through staff movement

11/10/2020


Building Analytics Strategies For COVID-19 Building Operations

As occupancy levels fluctuate during the pandemic, building analytics can help FMs fine-tune equipment to run efficiently

11/5/2020


Disaster Preparedness – Considerations On Cybersecurity And Resiliency

Planning starts with the end result in mind, but along the way, there are other key goalposts

11/2/2020


Protecting Practices And Patient Data During COVID-19

Renovating to create segregated areas and reconfigure existing spaces will be key

10/29/2020


Hospices Work To Keep Families Connected With COVID Patients

Hospices have had to get creative about how they help infectious patients safely maintain contact with their families

10/28/2020


IoT Reshapes Healthcare By Cutting Costs, Increasing Efficiency

Healthcare is a prime candidate for IoT solutions

10/27/2020


Healthcare Cybersecurity Consistently A Concern

With technology and the movement of information on virtual and cloud systems, there are vulnerabilities

10/26/2020


Selecting the Right CMMS

CMMS selection requires matching specific project and facility goals with the capabilities and functionality of the system

9/29/2020


Ransomware Attack Leads To Death Of Patient In Germany

Woman died after being diverted to facility 20 miles away when hackers shut down hospital where she was being admitted

9/29/2020


Healthcare Tech Supporting COVID-19 Fight

Some hospitals are using remote surveillance to monitor COVID-19 patients on ventilators

9/28/2020



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