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IT Management

Addressing Cyberthreats in Healthcare Through Collective Action

2021 12 Mar

A new report from The CyberPeace Institute analyses a variety of recent cyberattacks against the healthcare sector around the world, identifies the predominant threats and provides recommendations for improvement.   You might also like: ENISA has released cybersecurity guidelines for hospitals when procuring services,... Read more

IT Management

ENISA Procurement Recommendations on Cybersecurity

2021 25 Feb

The European Union Agency for Cybersecurity (ENISA) has released cybersecurity guidelines for hospitals when procuring services, products and infrastructure, identifying relevant threats and risks and mapping good practices.   You might also like: ENISA director, Juhan Lepassaar, explains how the COVID-19 pandemic has... Read more

IT Management

Europe Invests in IoT Research to Help Healthcare

2020 06 Nov

The European Commission has launched IntellIoT , a three-year project with the aim to facilitate remote care provision by hospitals using the Internet of Things.   You might also like: Virtual vs. In-Person Care During Pandemic   It is expected that through the use of human-centred autonomous technologies, such as biometric... Read more

IMAGING Management

Cybersecurity Challenges for Medical Imaging

2020 19 Oct

Cybersecurity issues have been affecting the healthcare sector in recent years. As the use of the internet has expanded over the last two decades, hospitals worldwide have also adopted technology. Patient health information and electronic health records are now used routinely in healthcare.    However, while this adoption of technology is a positive... Read more

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