An article in the June 9, edition of Healthcare IT News asks: "How would you like a devious Christian Slater breaking into your doctor’s computers, altering the dosages on your prescriptions? No? Well, HP has created a video series to show you just what would happen in that scenario." The article paraphrases Slater's narrative in the HP Studios, Lance Acord directed, second part of "The Wolf" HP Print and Device Security web video series: "Wolves hunt for the weak, he says...
June 8, 2017: An article in the June 7, edition of Healthcare IT News (a publication of HIMSS Media), by Mike Miliard, is entitled: "Healthcare leaders: Predictive analytics will save health systems millions." According to the article, "More than half of healthcare executives polled for a new Society of Actuaries survey see predictive analytics saving their organizations 15 percent or more of their total budget within the next five years." Miliard provides the caveat that, "big hurdles related to data, technology a
Derive Healthcare will be a part of the HIMSS 2017 Conference & Exhibition, from February 19-23 (opening reception on the 19th; conference from 20-23), at the Orlando, Florida, Orange County Convention Center.
Hospital IT shops and security staff need to think of medical devices as computers, but ones with even more vulnerabilities, said Steve Spearman, VP of HIPAA Compliance at Healthicity. Spearman, along with Mary McGuirl, Director of IT at Oneida Healthcare in New York, will present the session, “Assessing the Risk of Your Medical Devices,” at HIMSS16.
Among the most important curent focuses for healthcare technology in provider, research, teaching and other medical environments is the (secure, stable) interoperability of systems, software and data across platforms, devices, locations and in on-demand paradigms.
An 11/18 article in iHealthBeat.org indicated that several health IT organizations, "commented on provisions of the Medicare Access and Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act, Clinical Innovation & Technology reports (Walsh, Clinical Innovation & Technology, 11/16)."