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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

Executive Health Management

The Internet of Things and On-line Security

2019 03 Sep

The Internet of Things (IoT) means all sorts of devices we use today, be it at home or in the workplace, are practically linked/connected to each other or to a network. While such connectivity leads to improved efficiency in what we do (eg, smartphones for fast communication), security experts warn that the IoT puts these connected devices at... Read more

IT Management

How 'AI Hesitancy' is Hindering Healthcare

2019 03 Sep

Artificial intelligence is behind the development of innovative tools that are increasingly used in healthcare, including health chatbots and virtual assistants. Some hospitals have already deployed chatbots to help patients schedule appointments with their doctors. There are also chatbots that assist patients in learning to cope with some chronic conditions. ... Read more

IT Management

Staff Training Urgently Needed for Healthcare Cybersecurity

2019 27 Aug

In healthcare, digitalisation is playing increasingly more important role in streamlining processes and workflows to improve patient care. Electronic health records (EHRs), for example, make it easier for clinicians to store and retrieve important patient data. It is estimated that nearly 86% of office-based physicians now use EHRs, according to... Read more

Executive Health Management

In Data We Trust

2019 26 Aug

An efficient mHealth network relies on patient data but provision of such data requires confidence that it is being sourced and used with integrity. HealthManagement.org spoke to three health data experts for their views on what healthcare can do to secure patient trust when it comes to accessing and using their data.   Jaana Sinipuro Project... Read more

IT Management

Do you do these 7 things to get C-suite behind cyber-security?

2019 30 May

As the healthcare C-suite reshuffles its priorities and the responsibilities of its members, technology chiefs in a healthcare organisation can have a hard time getting their voice heard.   While the role of the CIO and CISO continues to take a more central position in decision-making, there can still sometimes be gaps in understanding... Read more

Health Management

Volume 19 - Issue 3, 2019

2019 22 May

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Executive Health Management

Fighting cyber threats with a global community

2019 22 May

Denise Anderson, President of the Health Information Sharing and Analysis Center (H-ISAC), spoke to HealthManagement.org about this growing global organisation’s aim to fight cyber threats through cooperation among healthcare stakeholders.     H-ISAC aims to foster trust and cooperation amongst members with the objective of achieving... Read more

IT Management

Tiered FDA medical device security guidance concerns industry

2019 26 Mar

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently released its draft guidance on managing cybersecurity in medical device premarket submissions. In the draft, a two-tiered system for identifying cyber risk is proposed, with higher risk devices falling into Tier 1 while other devices would be of “Standard Cybersecurity Risk” or Tier 2.... Read more

IT Management

New cybersecurity guidelines to fight hacking

2019 12 Mar

As more medical equipment and mHealth devices get interconnected with healthcare IT systems , providers and other organisations are increasingly becoming targets of cyberattacks. To help healthcare organisations manage cyber threats, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Healthcare & Public Health Sector Coordinating Council (HPH... Read more