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Save your data (and your budget) from cyberattacks


It cannot be overstated how much of a disaster cyberattacks are on hospitals. Despite the severity of the crime, the moral, legal, and cultural norms that would stop a prospective vandal from crossing a physical fence and painting graffiti on your hospital don’t seem to apply on the internet. 

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Topics: Security, CIO, Healthcare IT

Why 3 separate hospitals started an HIE together


Picture this. It’s 3am. A patient comes into your ER unconscious after a car accident just down the road. The patient has never been in your facility before so you don’t know the status of their medications, allergies, or any medical history. I think we can all agree, this makes it challenging to provide the safest, most accurate care.

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Topics: Security, CIO, Interoperability, Patient Safety

The story of one hospital’s 59-minute disaster recovery


How do you prepare for the unexpected? When disaster strikes, having a recovery plan in place can make all the difference. In the healthcare industry, when we lose access to patient records and the systems that drive operations, patient care itself is negatively impacted. So even though outages can’t be predicted, it’s important to have a working disaster recovery plan in place before you need it.

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Topics: Security, CIO, Big Data

Cybersecurity: 5 ways to keep your EHR data as safe as your patients

Posted by Justin Armstrong on March 21, 2017

The hacking business has hit retail establishments, financial institutions, and now, more than ever, healthcare. It can get overwhelming when you see headlines of healthcare organizations getting attacked with ransomware, malware, viruses, loss of patient records, and all sorts of cybersecurity breaches.

The potential solutions and vendor options to protect your organization can cost a lot of money and can be overwhelmingly technical. What can you do? While it’s not possible to have absolutely perfect cybersecurity, here are 5 simple ways that can help you keep patient data safe.

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Topics: Security

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