Search Tag: Cyber Security

IT Management

Boost to England's health cyber security following £150 investment

2018 09 May

£150 million will be spent on NHS cyber security over the next three years¸ reducing the impact of an attack, announced t he Department of Health and Social Care. The department has announced a new multi-million pound Microsoft security package that will ensure all health and care organisations can use the most up-to-date software with... Read more

Executive Health Management

UK healthcare sector’s leading conference and trade event grows to two days & moves to ExCeL London

2018 09 May

The UK Health Show , the leading event for the whole of the UK’s healthcare sector, returns for two days on 25-26 September as it grows into its new home of ExCeL London for 2018.   The UK Health Show is the UK’s leading live-event platform connecting senior healthcare decision makers, influencers and buyers from across the NHS and the... Read more

ICU Management

Cyber Security and Emergency Medical Systems: going beyond ‘Patch and Pray’

2017 24 May

Recent cyberattacks have left public authorities reeling at the relative ease with which a malign individual or organisation can bring about widespread disruption of services. The main target of recent attacks in the health sector was the National Health Service in the UK. The fact that the problem boiled down to a software fix or ‘patch’ which had... Read more

IMAGING Management

All Sectra customers live following recent ransomware attack

2017 19 May

International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company  Sectra  (STO: SECT B) reports that all customers in the UK are again operational with Sectra’s IT solutions. No customers outside the UK were affected by the recent ransomware attack.  “I am proud to say that the close partnership we have with all our customers in combination with clear... Read more

IT Management

2017 18 Apr

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 The primary   reasons for the HCO vulnerabilities are outdated security architectures,... Read more

IT Management

2016 15 Dec

Drew Ivan was one of the winners in the recent ONC Blockchain Ideation Challenge which focused on use of the technology in healthcare security. He is Director of Business Technology at Orion Health.   Drew answered the HealthManagement.org question: What are the top potential benefits of using Blockchain technology to secure healthcare records?... Read more

IT Management

Major Health IT Event Opens with Recognition of Most Digitally Mature Hospitals

2016 24 Nov

The World of Health IT (WoHIT) has opened its doors to over 1,000 healthcare IT professionals from across 25 different countries worldwide today. Covering a range of the hottest topics in the industry, from mHealth and cybersecurity to genomics and integrated care, WoHIT has gathered the whole of the European and global eHealth community together.... Read more

IT Management

EHI Live 2016

2016 01 Nov

THE UK’S LARGEST DIGITAL HEALTH SHOW AND ONLY DEDICATED INDUSTRY AWARDS Ehi Live is where the UK’s eHealth community comes together to discuss and discover the latest challenges and developments in healthcare IT. A key event in the calendars of all those involved in digital health, ehi live provides a lucrative platform for solution and technology... Read more

IT Management

Departmental Reorganisation for Better IT Security

2016 11 Apr

As part of a drive to bolster IT security, The Henry Ford Health System is taking important steps in the positioning of its departments. Eighteen months ago, the Detroit-based health system moved its clinical engineering department into the IT department to effectively manage 60, 000 medical Internet of Things (IoT) devices. The move has... Read more

IT Management

IDC Forum: Staff Training Critical for IT Security

2016 30 Mar

The ‘good guys’ are much more organised and targeted than the ‘bad guys’ which is contributing to the rise in data breaches around the globe,   Paschalis Pissarides, of the Information Systems Audit and Control Association ( ISACA) said at the IDC IT Management Forum in Nicosia. “This is war and we must use military tactics and strategy to win... Read more