Too many healthcare environments cling to insecure legacy systems and lax accessibility standards. It's time to enact strong security leadership.By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 7/29/20146 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Even one insecure text message can be expensive, as one North Carolina facility discovered. It's time for healthcare organizations to implement efficient, secure communication systems.By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 7/28/20145 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Johns Hopkins patient privacy violation didn't involve Google Glass or wearables but indicates why the healthcare industry must head off trouble with wearables in clinical settings.By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 7/23/20144 comments | Read | Post a Comment
IBM and Apple hope to use existing partnerships with healthcare software vendor Epic Systems and doctors' love for their iPhones and iPads to build an iOS healthcare software empire.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 7/21/20142 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Pharma giant boosts efficiency, reduces outsourcing labor with in-house technology that discovers and produces electronic information for legal purposes.By Jonathan Malz Litigation Attorney, Novo Nordisk, 7/21/20142 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Healthcare is warming up to cloud services, and that means extra vigilance. Here's what you should be doing at a minimum to keep data safe.By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 7/17/20142 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Electronic medical records help healthcare organizations improve patient care, but lack of standardization could cause safety and security problems.By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 7/14/20147 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Apple Health and Google Fit have spurred a surge of interest in health apps. Here's what developers need to understand about HIPAA compliance.By Jason Wang Founder & CEO, TrueVault, 7/11/20142 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Consumer-class cloud services force IT to get aggressive with endpoint control or accept that sensitive data will be in the wind -- or take a new approach, such as reconsidering virtual desktops.By Jasmine McTigue Principal, McTigue Analytics, 7/8/20143 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Since 2013, complaints to the Department of Health and Human Services have risen regarding Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act violations.By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 7/8/20140 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Florida's new data privacy law increases security accountability for all enterprises; healthcare providers could face greater burden to protect patients' personal information.By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 7/7/201410 comments | Read | Post a Comment
More healthcare organizations are hiring CISOs -- a good thing. But bad management structure, insufficient resources, and poor understanding of risks often doom these newly appointed security executives.By Mansur Hasib Contributing Writer, 7/7/20144 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Healthcare Data Breaches Cost More Than You ThinkHealthcare providers just don't get it. They refuse to see the need to fully secure their protected health information from unauthorized users -- and from authorized users who abuse their access privileges. As a result, they don't allocate enough budgetary resources for securing medical data.
IT Salary Survey 2014: NetworkingData center managers make slightly more than networking professionals, with middle-aged men on the coasts faring best. Both staff and management are optimistic about their career paths.