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Health Management

Volume 20 - Issue 4, 2020

2020 23 Jun

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Health Management

Healthcare Cybersecurity in the Time of COVID-19

2020 23 Jun

The European Union Agency for Cybersecurity (ENISA) has just published a cybersecurity guide for hospitals. The body’s director, Juhan Lepassaar, explains how the COVID-19 pandemic has made the need for effective cyber hygiene even more urgent. What has prompted ENISA to release the Cybersecurity Procurement Guide for Hospitals?... Read more

IT Management

Cyber Hackers Exploit COVID-19 Crisis with Healthcare Attacks

2020 27 Mar

  Cyber hackers are taking advantage of the COVID-19 crisis to target vaccine facilities with ransomware. While health and healthcare organisations battle the virus, they’re also battling a surge in cyber security threats .   WHO is one organisation that has seen attempted cyber attacks double since the start of the virus crisis. A hacker group... Read more

IT Management

UAE Launches Health Data Storage Blockchain

2020 04 Feb

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is now among a growing list of countries adopting blockchain technology to improve storage and security of data within the national health system. The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) just recently launched a blockchain-based platform for storing health data, including information on UAE healthcare facilities,... Read more

Executive Health Management

Healthcare 2030: Transformation in the Next Decade

2020 29 Jan

2020 marks the start of a new decade and, with factors such as the Silver Tsunami, digitalisation and emerging technologies that still have to prove their worth in the mix, it’s one which will be game-changing. HealthManagement.org spoke to four experts on what changes they think will lead to the most beneficial transformation in healthcare over the... Read more

IT Management

WEF Proposes 4 Cybersecurity Measures For 1 Billion Users

2020 23 Jan

As the World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting continues in Davos , Switzerland, the global private-public organisation has announced four measures to protect up to 1bln consumers in 180 countries against cyber threats.   You might also like: Cybersecurity: Key Best Practices for Protecting Health Data   Following a year of development... Read more

IT Management

Cybersecurity: Key Best Practices for Protecting Health Data

2019 19 Nov

With digital technology now widely used in healthcare, from doctor appointment scheduling apps to telehealth systems, risks of patient data being hacked have increased immensely. As such, the concept of "patient wellbeing" has evolved to include data privacy and protection.   This change is not surprising considering that, given recent high-profile cyberattacks –notably... Read more

IT Management

How to Fix Internal Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities

2019 29 Oct

Healthcare remains a favourite hunting ground for hackers. The month of April (2019) saw a record high number of 44 healthcare data breaches, affecting information of 686,953 individuals. Common tactics employed by hackers were phishing, ransomware and distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks.   However, in addition to external threats,... Read more

IT Management

Cybersecurity Strategies for Healthcare IoT

2019 17 Sep

The Internet of Things (IoT) enables many of today's devices and equipment to work with such remarkable speed, accuracy and efficiency. Because of the numerous IoT-related benefits, people have a tendency to forget the fact that IoT devices are increasingly vulnerable to hacking attacks.   A new study serves as a timely reminder for hospitals and health... Read more

Executive Health Management

Digitalising Healthcare

2019 05 Sep

Digitalisation has made a huge impact on life today, this is not only seen in manufacturing but also communications and particularly in healthcare services. By digitalising healthcare, we can provide high-quality care whilst also improving patient experiences.   Healthcare’s digitalisation is evident, although this seems to be happening slowly due... Read more