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Waterbury, Conn.-based Saint Mary’s Hospital recently implemented a secure messaging system to improve its overall clinical communications. The facility opted for Imprivata Cortext, which is more »

With a recent survey showing an increase in mobile device usage, healthcare facilities must remain vigilant in mobile security. There is no question that more more »

Healthcare malware attacks are evolving, which is why it is essential for facilities to keep current security measures. As the healthcare industry continues to adopt more »

Secure text messaging gives healthcare providers the opportunity to quickly – and safely – send critical information to patients. It’s essential to choose a messaging more »

A bi-partisan bill was introduced this week that seeks to change health IT by altering how the FDA regulates medical devices. Earlier this week two more »

Mobile health security must remain a top priority, especially as a recent survey shows that mobile applications could lead to data breach issues. As health more »

A former employee gained unauthorized access to several hospitals, creating a healthcare security breach. Three Washington hospitals are working to fix their computer systems after more »

Recent surveys indicate that healthcare providers and patients could be hesitant over BYOD policies because of potential security risks. With healthcare BYOD policies, providers have more »

Healthcare Data Encryption is a crucial tool for providers as they implement BYOD policies and work to strengthen their EHR systems. Healthcare data encryption is more »

With electronic medical records (EMRs) quickly becoming the norm, more healthcare organizations are using secure messaging systems to help the expansion into Health Information Exchanges more »

A recent Dell survey shows that security issues could be creating barriers to the adoption of big data, mobility, and cloud technology. It should come more »

Will a new photo sharing app for healthcare providers expose patient privacy? As technology continues to evolve, and more healthcare providers implement mobile device policies, more »

Health data breach risks can appear in numerous ways, including through relationships with contractors and from lackluster BYOD policies. Healthcare providers need to remain diligent more »

Robin Williams, the late actor and comedian, is widely quoted as saying, “If you can remember the ‘60s, then you weren’t there.” Similar sentiment may more »

The US Department of Homeland Security is investigating approximately two dozen cases of suspected cybersecurity flaws in medical devices. Can a hacker actually break through more »

As we approach the end of 2014, technology continues to evolve and more healthcare organizations are implementing and fine-tuning their BYOD policies. The benefit with more »

With the goal in mind of concentrating on growing security concerns about network-connected medical devices, the Center for Internet Security (CIS) and Medical Device Innovation, more »

Seeing as there has been an abundance of mHealth news and announcements involving mobile device security and Food and Drug Administration (FDA) guidance over the more »

With more smartphones and tablets being used in the workplace, it’s increasingly important for employees to understand the risks associated with third-party mobile applications. The more »

A healthcare organization is constantly weighing short-term plans against long-term goals and ensuring that these different projects are properly aligned isn’t always easy. Dale Atkins, more »

The Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) released its much-anticipated “Management of Cybersecurity in Medical Devices” guidance to update manufacturers on medical device cybersecurity best practices. more »

California enacted legislation, AB 658, earlier this year to shield patient health information stored in personal health records personal health records (PHRs) and mobile health applications. more »

Dale Nordenberg, moderator of the medical device security panel discussion at this year’s HIMSS Privacy and Security Forum, made an interesting point in saying that medical more »

As evidenced by the recent announcement of its medical device and cybersecurity workshop on October 21 and 22, 2014, Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is more »

Did you know that 24,800 patients’ medical data could be exposed to abuse today? According to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), that more »

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