The American Telemedicine Association announced a new partnership with the Daresbury, United Kingdom-based Organisation for the Review of Care and Health Apps this week that’s aimed at giving patients access to safe, effective health apps.
Every day, there are countless cyberattacks by malicious actors on healthcare provider organizations. The goal is to either shut down access to critical systems for a ransom or get ahold of valuable protected health information.
Intelligence agencies, security firms and Big Tech giants and all ringing alarm bells over the growing threat from cybercriminals in the wake of the global COVID-19 pandemic – with ransomware attacks, opportunistic phishing threats and
The NHS is working with US tech companies Palantir, Microsoft and Amazon to develop a data platform to inform the COVID-19 response. According to a blog posted on Gov.UK, NHS England and Improvement will collate
A collaborative group including Cornell Tech, UC San Francisco, Sage Bionetworks, Open mHealth and The Commons Project is set to launch CommonHealth, which aims to make it as easy to access and share electronic health
Not all clouds are created equal, which is why some healthcare organizations are choosing to deploy multiple cloud models from various providers, which could help improve scalability and add flexibility to the ways they store
Internet-connected medical devices – such as infusion pumps, heartrate monitors, and even imaging and biopsy tables – have become a critical part of the healthcare environment. These devices improve patient care and have become vital
Members of the American Health Information Management Association and the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives were in Washington this week, calling on the United States Senate to follow the lead of the House of
Health systems have been underinvesting in information security for a decade, some even longer, but the threat landscape has now reached a critical point. Hackers, cybercriminals and nation states are increasingly sophisticated, and have access
Microsoft, Mastercard and Workday announced on Tuesday the Cybersecurity Talent Initiative – of which the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and ten other federal agencies are participants. WHY IT MATTERS It’s widely known