Information Technology

How To Protect Your Organization from Cyber Crimes During Holidays

CISA and FBI urge organizations to remain vigilant against cyber attacks

12/1/2021


Technology Plays Key Role in Advancing Healthcare Facilities

New-generation robotics and software are reshaping healthcare facilities

11/30/2021


Protecting Patient Data Goes Beyond Policies

With cyberattacks on the rise, every healthcare worker is responsible for protecting patient information

11/23/2021


Senior Care Facilities Reap Benefits from New Technology

Report finds that senior care facilities that use technology have higher occupancy rates

11/22/2021


How Can Hospitals Prevent Ransomware Attacks?

More than 200 healthcare facilities have fallen victim to ransomware attacks in the last three years

11/12/2021


5 Issues for Integrating Telehealth into Ambulatory Care

Telehealth has major impact on facility design and planning, but there is minimal guidance on integrating it into facilities

11/4/2021


Amazon Enters Senior Living Communities

Senior living and healthcare providers can now deploy Alexa to help residents and patients stay better connected and improve care team productivity

11/1/2021


Joint Commission Issues Cybersecurity Advisory

Resource provides safety actions and resources to help managers and organizations prepare for and repel cybersecurity events

10/25/2021


Healthcare Technology Needs for Telemedicine

Broadband, AI and VR are changing facilities’ approach to delivering healthcare

10/21/2021


AI Opportunities in Healthcare Emergency Management

Tips for successfully implementing emergency management technology

10/13/2021


CISA Tool Helps Assess Cyber Risks

Managers can further understand nature of insider threats and steps to create prevention and mitigation programs

10/11/2021


Ransomware Linked to Higher Patient Mortality: Survey

COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in less confidence among providers in mitigating risks posed by ransomware

9/29/2021


Remote Monitoring Important, But Few Facilities Capable of Doing It

Healthcare facility managers plan to invest in remote monitoring and smart buildings in the next year

9/24/2021


Case Study: Intercom System Improves Visitor and Patient Experience

Communication system also provides video monitoring of suspicious activity

9/22/2021


California Warns Healthcare Facilities on Cybercrime

Attorney general urges providers to take proactive steps to protect against cybersecurity threats

9/16/2021


Pandemic Drives Healthcare Technology Trends

COVID-19 pandemic forcing healthcare systems to adopt new technology and processes to deal with evolving challenges

9/1/2021


2021 Cybersecurity Breaches Most Since 2018

Number of healthcare breaches in first half of 2021 up significantly from first half of 2020 and higher than any six-month period since 2018

8/31/2021


Ransomware Remains Threat to Healthcare

Healthcare systems are susceptible to ransomware attacks, largely due to technology that gives access to patient data

8/26/2021


Most Hospitals Lack Adequate Cybersecurity: Report

Report measured organization’s security strength against National Institute of Standards and Technology’s Cybersecurity Framework

8/25/2021


3,000 Hospitals Vulnerable Due to Pneumatic Tube Flaws

80 percent of hospitals in North America use system

8/9/2021


VA Pauses $16 Billion Cerner Software

Department removes Cerner’s electronic health record software for at least six months due to rollout issues

8/4/2021


5 Ways AI Benefits the Healthcare Industry

Technology makes life easier for providers and patients while optimizing healthcare procedures and resources

8/2/2021


IT Lapse Exposes 275 Million Medical Images

HHS recently alerted medical facilities to prioritize repair of PACS vulnerabilities

7/27/2021


Savings, Security Driving Cloud Migration

Using cloud-based software becoming increasingly popular among healthcare facilities

7/23/2021


Most Healthcare Organizations Expect Ransomware Attacks: Survey

One-third of surveyed organizations were impacted by ransomware in last year

6/29/2021


Lawsuits Filed Over Scripps Health Ransomware Attacks

Two cases were filed in federal court recently, joining two already filed in state court in early June

6/28/2021


Data Breach Affects 21 Hospitals. 1.6 Million People

Compromised files contained patient records with protected health information

6/24/2021


Hospital Pays Ransom Over Cyber Attack

Incident affected the protected health information of nearly 57,400 individuals

6/11/2021


Hospital at Home: Facilities Impact?

Programs use telehealth technologies to provide patients with hospital-level care in their homes

5/27/2021


Ransomware Crisis Enters Third Week

More than two weeks after a cyber attack, Scripps Health fighting to get back online

5/21/2021



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