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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

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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

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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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Hospitals and other healthcare organisations (HCOs) are increasingly singled out by cyber criminals for ransomware and other attacks. Not only are patients’ sensitive records being targeted, but also their intellectual property or credit card information. The primary reasons for the HCO vulnerabilities are outdated security architectures, and overall... Read more

Winner of the  2017 Cybersecurity People’s Choice Award organised by the Cybersecurity Association of Maryland, Inc., Dr. Mansur Hasib, speaks to HealthManagement.org about how critical effective cybersecurity education is for HIT university students.   What is your advice on how to better equip HIT students with an awareness of cybersecurity in their... Read more

Cybersecurity expert, lecturer and HealthManagement.org contributor Dr. Mansur Hasib has been nominated for the 2017 Maryland Cybersecurity People's Choice Awards competition a Cybersecurity Association of Maryland, Inc. programme supported by PNC Bank and Point3 Security.  Online voting is open to the public and concludes at 4pm EST on March 22 with... Read more

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IT Management

Taking the Mystery Out of Machine Learning

2017 06 Apr

Radiologists have been taught to fear machine learning.  It means what it says, a machine can learn.  It is an inherently frightening concept.  It is almost a shame to put such a label on the process, because it is not really new.  Remember Fuzzy Logic?  Neural Networks?  We were all impressed that a computer could recognize the letter “A”, but that... Read more

IT Management

Seven Steps to a More Efficient and Resilient IT Solution

2017 20 Feb

Efficient patient-centric care models require consolidating mountains of data. Acquisitions and regionalization further compound the challenge. How does an organization capitalize on what could easily become a liability? Fredrik Gustavsson, Sectra CTO, sums up the answer simply, “Don’t buy technology. Buy solutions for your clinical pathways.” In this... Read more

IT Management

Canterbury Hospital, Australia

2016 15 Nov

Located in Sydney’s Inner west, Canterbury Hospital has just over 200 beds. DT Research and its partner, HPA supplied 49 Carts with DT592BU Medical-Cart Computers to Canterbury in June 2016. Canterbury uses Surginet (Cerner) for theatre & recovery eMR applications on their PC’sSource & Image Credit: DT Research Read more

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