Healthcare IT
Protection against cyber attack

How to Defend Against a Cyber Attack

Recent malware attacks on a hospital in Hollywood and a second in Germany have highlighted the role of human error in paralysing the IT of healthcare... Read more

Cyber threat

New Cyber security Threat: 'Locky’

Following the recent ransomware incident at Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Centre, that saw the facility paying out $17, 000 in to regain access... Read more

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Need ideas? Take a Walk in the Woods

Creating a more idea- and innovation-friendly culture within an organisation can help to facilitate change that leads to improved work processes... Read more

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EHRs Detect Undiagnosed Type 2 Diabetes

A group of UCLA researchers that mined thousands of electronic health records (EHRs) with the aim of finding a cheaper and more accurate way... Read more

Cyber attack

IT Community Leader: “Don’t Give in to Cyber-Blackmailers”

The European Association of Healthcare IT Managers (HITM) has disagreed with the FBI’s stance on how hospitals should deal with ransomware attacks. While... Read more

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Like other sectors whose mission depends on network-connected technology, healthcare is in crisis. In addition to the need for confidentiality, people’s lives depend on the integrity of the health information system. Incorrect decisions based on incorrect information could mean the difference between life and death. Finally, the information must be available... Read more

Anna Sort is a qualified nurse, healthcare lecturer and the director of PlayBenefit, a Barcelona-based company which uses gaming to help people heal. What are your key areas of interest and research? Video games, Engagement design, behaviour change, Placebo effect/mind power, willpower and eustress. What are the major challenges in your field? Finding... Read more

What are your key areas of interest and research? My key interests are people, politics, and economics of cybersecurity. I enjoy helping organizational executives understand how to use people powered cybersecurity and digital strategy as a mission, innovation, and productivity driver for their organizations. What are the major challenges in your field? The field... Read more

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Clostridium Difficile

A Public Health Threat That Should Be Routinely Included Within Care Quality...

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There is a significant gender imbalance in positions of leadership in intensive...

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Getting Started with Twitter

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Screening with Breast Tomosynthesis (Per Skaane)

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Leadership in Healthcare: A Review of the Evidence

The delivery of clinical care is based on careful research to determine...

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