Healthcare News & Insights

One health IT area providers and patients can’t agree on

Hospital leaders have to find common ground between providers and patients on what’s effective health IT. 

How to improve access management to reduce breach risks

Do you know how many workers have privileged access to your networks? Your cyber security could depend on the answer. 

Why hospitals have to drop 12-hour shifts for nurses

In order to prevent burnout among nurses, hospital leaders need to rethink how they approach scheduling. 

FBI gives 5 ways to protect IoT devices from hackers

Before using Internet-connected devices on a regular basis, hospital leaders need to ask themselves if the benefits are worth the risk to patients’ data. 

Essential skills CIOs need to improve cybersecurity

An effective cybersecurity environment starts with an effective IT/security leader. But what skills do chief information officers (CIOs) need to survive in the new threat landscape? 

New EHR risk gives wider cybersecurity lessons

Microsoft researchers are shining a light on a significant vulnerability in electronic health records (EHRs) — and on why technical safeguards are only one side of the cybersecurity equation. 

How some hospitals are automating cybersecurity

In the ongoing fight to guard patients’ protected health information (PHI) and prevent data breaches, new research shows most providers are still struggling — but some have found effective methods to help. 

How hospital management can support frontline workers

In order to meet the demands of the changing healthcare environment, hospital management will need to evolve to support frontline workers. 

2 government data breaches show cybersecurity must-haves

Now that data breaches are becoming so common among providers, hospital leaders have to learn from the mistakes of others if they want to protect their own systems. 

Will Stage 3 of meaningful use ease providers’ burdens?

More information is coming out about Stage 3 of the meaningful use program — but it looks like providers will be dealing with familiar frustrations despite changes to the program.