Hospital & Physicians

Cybersecurity: The Threat Hospitals Can No Longer Ignore

Golden EyePetya, the latest ransomware attack devastating businesses from shipping companies to banks and even drug manufacturers across the U.K., has brought to the fore the seriousness of cybersecurity and why it is an issue hospitals cannot afford to ignore. In May 2017, the WannaCry ransomware attack crippled nearly a quarter of the hospitals in

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Engaging Hospitals In Global Hunt for Medical Device Security Flaws

The Medical Device Innovation, Safety and Security consortium is hoping its new worldwide network of labs for the standardized cyber testing of medical devices will help to greatly reduce risks to data and patient safety, says Dale Nordenberg, M.D., executive director of MDISS and Benjamin Esslinger of Eskenazi Health.”In the recent 12 to 18 months,

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Your Secret Weapon For Effective Data Analytics Isn’t What You Think It Is

Guest Column | July 24, 2017 Your Secret Weapon For Effective Data Analytics Isn’t What You Think It Is By Ellen Rubin , CEO of ClearSky Data Healthcare organizations know how to move mountains with limited resources — particularly IT resources. Hospitals, medical research firms, biopharmaceutical companies, and more work to deliver outstanding patient care,

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Electronic Health Records Are Stressing Doctors Out

Electronic health records were supposed to make life easier for physicians and help improve patient care. But clunky design and the mountain of new documentation requirements have contributed to doctor frustration and burnout.Dr. Lloyd Minor is frustrated. As dean of Stanford University Medical School, he says he can handle the constant cascade of large-scale challenges

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