Reports & Survey

Whats in Store for Health Technology in 2018?

Healthcare, now more than ever, is an industry focused on innovation. Health systems, senior care organizations, payers and others increasingly are looking to new technology to improve safety, satisfaction and workflow, while also lowering costs.Despite those common themes, its important to recognize that not all entities are created equal, and each has separate needs. A

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2018 Cybersecurity prediction: Extortion attempts, ransomware will proliferate

Hospital leadership can often be the biggest threat to security because funding is still a low priority.For about two years, the healthcare industry has come up against some major cyber threats. Ransomware especially has proven problematic — along with being a nuisance — as it can shut down entire systems and disrupt care.This year saw

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The top 10 management and performance challenges facing the Department of Health and Human Services

The Office of Inspector General has identified 10 management and performance challenges that the Department of Health and Human Services faces across all its programs and that cover the agencys critical responsibilities. Among them: Actions to curb the opioid epidemic, reduce improper payments and protect sensitive data from cybersecurity threats.

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