Search Tag: EHR data

IT Management

Rapid Use of EHR Data Important in Preventing Zika Spread

2017 26 Feb

In the U.S., health authorities are relying heavily on information technology to  help prevent the spread of Zika virus. For example, efforts are underway to develop resources that will support rapid deployment of critical information through EHRs and other clinical software in the battle against Zika.See Also: 4 in 5 U.S. Hospitals Adopt Basic EHR,... Read more

IT Management

Ransomware on the Rise; EHRs Prime Targets

2017 17 Jan

Cyberattacks on hospital IT systems are likely to continue, with security experts warning that 2017 could be even worse than last year for the healthcare industry. The reason: more hackers recognise the value in rich medical record data. Stolen patient health records can fetch as much as $60 per record.    See Also: ‘No More Ransom’ Grows: Thousands... Read more