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IT Management

Will Contact Tracing Work?

2020 11 May

Contact tracing has been one of the tools a few governments around the world adopted in their responses to the COVID-19 pandemic, with an impressive amount of resources thrown into the development and implementation of this technology. But will it actually work? Not necessarily, say some experts.   You may also like: Cyber Hackers Exploit... Read more

IT Management

2020 22 Apr

The novel coronavirus pandemic continues to spread like wildfire in the U.S., causing panic and chaos among hardest-hit communities. While everyone - individuals, families, businesses, and the government - are busy trying to contain the virus, opportunistic criminals have come out to wreak havoc on an already stressful situation. Scammers prey on... Read more

IT Management

Keeping Up with COVID-19 Cyber Criminals

2020 21 Apr

Around the world, health systems have to grapple with the unprecedented challenges spurred by the COVID-19 pandemic. Aggravating the situation is the uptick in cybersecurity threats, an indication of how hackers are taking advantage of the chaos in this time of public health emergency.   You might also like: Simulation Predicts COVID-19... Read more

IT Management

Medical Device Security Health Check from EU

2020 17 Mar

  Digital healthcare aims to improve delivery of care and outcomes for patients. However, an upward trend in healthcare cyber attacks has raised concerns about the use of IoT medical devices and patient safety. The technologically fragmented IoT infrastructure, as noted by infosec experts, is a major factor behind the increasing number of attacks.... Read more

IT Management

Ten Ways to Keep Your Networks Hacker Proof

2020 26 Feb

  As healthcare continues to be a target for cyber attacks, the European Union cybersecurity agency the European Union Agency for Cybersecurity (ENISA) has issued a guide of recommendations for protecting hospital computer networks.   You might also like: Staff Training Urgently Needed for HealthcareCybersecurity   Called... Read more

IT Management

Our Top 15 Technology Stories from 2019

2019 28 Dec

As the year draws to a close, we take a look at our most viewed technology stories across our 2019 news and journals.   Fighting Cyber Threats With a Global Community Denise Anderson, President of the Health Information Sharing and Analysis Center (H-ISAC), spoke to HealthManagement.org about this growing global organisation’s aim... Read more

IT Management

CIO or business manager? Managing IT spend

2019 28 May

Budgetary constraint is a common problem that many healthcare IT executives (e.g., CIO and CTO) have to deal with. One such executive is Jake Dorst, Chief Information and Innovation Officer at Tahoe Forest Health System (THFS), who has candidly stated: "I have yet to have a fiscal budget approved where all the projects and funding requests were... Read more

IT Management

4 ways to protect data beyond endpoint

2019 28 May

Data collection is accelerated by the Internet of Things (IoT) with the use of both onsite and remote IT systems, apps and devices. Cloud computing, on the other hand, makes it easier for organisations and business entities to store, use and share information. With data increasingly moving across endpoints and in the cloud, it is important for security... Read more

Executive Health Management

Highlights from the I-I-I Blog

2019 22 May

(I expert, I question, I answer)  Have you got something to say? Visit  https://healthmanagement.org/blog/index  or contact [email protected]     Diane Bell Healthcare Expert - PA Consulting, UK     TOP QUOTE FROM THE BLOG:  ‘Post-Brexit: should UK healthcare become more European?’  "Even without Brexit, the NHS needs... Read more