Security challenges in healthcare IoT

Security challenges in healthcare IoT

The Internet of Things (IoT) has the potential to revolutionize the healthcare industry. But as with any new technology, it also brings a slew of security risks healthcare professionals need to address. Devices that contain a treasure trove of patient data are attractive targets for cybercriminals.

The new essential device for healthcare

The new essential device for healthcare

Last week, I had a scare.

It was late afternoon and I had just picked my daughter up from preschool. As I helped her get buckled into her carseat, I rested my phone on the roof of the car — just for a second — to free up my hands. Fast-forward about five minutes into our journey, and I remembered with a jolt — the phone was still on the roof of the (now moving) car! My mind raced: Had I heard a thud? Was the phone now strewn across the road in a million pieces, smashed by a two-ton truck? Panicked, I looked for a safe spot to pull over.

Perks of Mobile Device Management for Healthcare

Perks of Mobile Device Management for Healthcare

More hospital wireless networks are making use of Mobile Device Management (MDM) software to monitor every device connected to their network. Read on to learn its numerous benefits and whether or not having it is necessary. Compliance Governments have established several regulations, such as HIPAA, to protect patient records, but mobile devices are posing a […]

Who & What Causes A Healthcare Breach

Who & What Causes A Healthcare Breach

Technology advancements have revolutionized the healthcare industry, but with security breaches hitting an all-time high and shattering records year after year, what and who do companies have to be wary about? Read on to find out. Insiders are a bigger threat than hackers Protenus is one of the largest security vendors for electronic health records […]

Healthcare providers and mobile devices

Healthcare providers and mobile devices

If you’re a healthcare services provider who utilizes mobile devices in daily operations, you need to ensure the patient data stored and handled by those devices are safe and private. Let’s take a look at mobile data security and some of the ways you can keep your sensitive patient information secure.

Value-Based Care and Industry Consolidation Driving Demand for Vendor Neutral Archives

Value-Based Care and Industry Consolidation Driving Demand for Vendor Neutral Archives

After investing in health information technology for several years, the healthcare industry has found itself mired in digital data today, and in the years to come.

Indeed, in 2016, IDC, in collaboration with Dell EMC, projected that healthcare stakeholders will produce 2,314 exabytes of data by 2020, a significant increase over the 153 exabytes generated in 2013.

This data growth comes during a time of major transformation around both the delivery of healthcare services, and the way that providers are reimbursed.

Three Major Health IT Moves Taking Shape in 2017

Three Major Health IT Moves Taking Shape in 2017

As always, evolving technology and innovation continues to drive healthcare transformation, but there are a few that have become established movements in changing the healthcare landscape over this past year.

1. Data: From Acquisition To “Appification”

The data lifecycle—taking raw data to innovation—is speeding up, bringing us closer to the promise of evidence-based medicine.