Search Tag: cybersecurity

Executive Health Management

Can Blockchain support advances in radiology?

2019 21 Jan

In 2019 we will embrace Blockchain and innovation as necessary support for the healthcare of our time. Blockchain can influence the design and implementation of new models by refining data security; provide more robust audit trail mechanisms required, eliminate medical imaging acquisitions repetition, reduce transaction costs, while allowing... Read more

Executive Health Management

Can Blockchain change the healthcare ecosystem?

2019 21 Jan

Discovering the potential of Blockchain development; pursuing advantages of creating decentralised architectures This article presents an abstract concept and predictive benefit of applying Blockchain technology in the healthcare ecosystem. Some current working use cases show the potential short-term benefits of Blockchain database replacement.... Read more

Executive Health Management

Blockchain for radiology

2019 21 Jan

Key areas where Blockchain has the potential to spark a revolution & increase quality while decreasing healthcare cost. Blockchain is an exciting new technology that promises to address many problems that exist within the current framework in radiology. We discuss three key areas where Blockchain can potentially spark a revolution and increase... Read more

IMAGING Management

US-based Charlotte Radiology chooses Sectra as its breast imaging vendor

2019 15 Jan

International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company Sectra will install its enterprise breast imaging solution throughout the fifteen North Carolina-based breast centers of Charlotte Radiology. Upon project completion, radiologists will experience enhanced workflow productivity through multi-modality viewing on one workstation with the end... Read more

IMAGING Management

Healthcare providers leak your data

2018 20 Nov

The recent implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in Europe was another step in the ongoing effort to prevent data breaches and protect your personal and patient information from sophisticated online attackers. Personal data has become a valuable commodity sought after by hackers as many large institutions have fallen prey... Read more

IT Management

New UK IT cybersecurity rules

2018 20 Nov

In this age of digital communication, healthcare organisations face new challenges in protecting sensitive patient information. Within NHS trusts, for instance, consumer messaging apps like Facebook Messenger and WhatsApp are now widely used by staff for sending or sharing patient data.    Amidst this widespread app use, the U.K. NHS recently... Read more

IT Management

Too confident about your cybersecurity?

2018 13 Nov

Despite budget constraints, the majority of healthcare IT professionals remain confident that their connected medical devices are protected from a cyberattack, according to Zingbox's 2018 healthcare security survey. The survey, which included 400 U.S.-based healthcare IT decision-makers and clinical engineers, found that 41 percent of these IT... Read more

IT Management

Shopping for cybersecurity insurance

2018 24 Oct

More healthcare organisations now include cybersecurity in their risk management plans, as they are increasingly aware how data breaches can adversely impact their operations. Many have turned to cyber insurance for coverage on breach-related burden.  An article in Healthcare IT News provides useful information and tips from insurance and risk... Read more

IT Management

5 steps to prepare for a cyber-attack

2018 09 Oct

"Being prepared is preventive medicine." Putting this principle in practice can help you stay calm and composed even during times of crisis, such as a cyber emergency.   Cyberattacks have become more common and pernicious. It would be wise for healthcare organisations to prepare for one in advance so they aren’t scrambling last minute and make... Read more