In early 2016 alone, healthcare organizations saw a 300% increase in daily ransomware attacks from 2015. That's why Harun Rashid, CIO of Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, has provided 6 pointers for the prevention of a ransomware attack. And in the event that attacks still get through, read through Reda Chouffani's 5 steps for effective response.
While the health IT spotlight shifts to the release of stage 3 meaningful use guidelines, many providers are still struggling with stage 2 reporting. In this issue of Pulse, learn what's next for meaningful use, how it has affected EHRs, and how to align an analytics plan with the needs of your organization.
Download this expert guide to find out why HIPAA compliance is not guaranteed with ePHI security and uncover how strengthening you cybersecurity strategy can better protect patient data from attacks.
As healthcare facilities increase their reliance on EHR systems, the need to virtualize servers becomes readily apparent. These facilities can reap the same benefits that enterprises in other industries enjoy, but there are some precautions that providers should take before they embark on a virtualization project. Read on to find out more.
This e-guide from SearchHealthIT.com provides expert advice for modeling a HIPAA-friendly BYOD policy. Read now for expert tips and advice on how you can manage consumer devices in your hospital.
This resource is a guide to ensuring secure texting policies while maintaining compliance with HIPAA and HITECH, and includes best practices and a vendor comparison checklist to use during product evaluation.
Connected medical devices are becoming more widespread in healthcare, but security and management options are limited for IT teams. This e-guide will teach you how to devise a plan to secure each device from surface attacks and cyberthreats. Plus, see how several vendors are tackling this problem and offering tools to keep patient data safe.