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IT Management

Making Contact Tracing More Secure

2021 20 Feb

A group of researchers at the University of Notre Dame is working to address the security issues of the existing COVID-19 contact tracing systems. You might also like: A new report from ETSI analyses and compares various contact tracing applications and methods utilised to help mitigate the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more.  ... Read more

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NHS Approves Free Healthcare Message App

2020 10 Mar

  The NHS has an ongoing campaign to phase out the use of legacy systems, such as pagers and fax machines, across the entire health service.      As a result, NHS staff have turned to using consumer messaging software such as WhatsApp even at the workplace. It's therefore become unavoidable that sensitive clinical information is communicated... 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

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Consumer Tech Promotes Patient Engagement

2019 26 Aug

Summary: How can healthcare leverage mHealth and the parallel movement towards consumerism to better patient engagement?   In 2012, my passion for healthcare deepened when my wife, Janet, was diagnosed with Stage 1 breast cancer. She received wonderful care from her healthcare providers, but Janet and I often felt that we were left to make... Read more

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Monitor Me! Infographic

2019 26 Aug

An overview of mHealth and its application and implementation in healthcare. Read more

Executive Health Management

Check! Don’t get hooked!

2019 23 Apr

Phishing attacks are increasing and have become a significant risk to the health-care industry. “Phishing” is the current weapon of choice for cyber attackers.   Phishing is one of the more popular methods used by scammers to access secure data. A phishing attack is when someone is tricked into providing access credentials or visiting... Read more

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Connected Health Conference 2019

2019 16 Oct

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HIMSS Cloud Computing Forum 2019

2019 11 Feb

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UK security centre to battle cyberhacking

2017 05 Dec

NHS Digital has announced a new £20m project aimed at enhancing its ability to support the NHS with its data security. Under this project, a new unit, the Security Operations Centre (SOC), will be created to provide enhanced monitoring of national services across health and care. The SOC will also empower NHS Digital to offer specific advice and guidance... Read more

IT Management

Outsourcing: HIT Talent Shortage

2017 28 Jun

The current infosec staffing crisis has led to hospitals' increasing reliance on service providers to help them with IT and data security operations. “We’re about 500,000 security professionals short of the needed jobs,” according to Kurt Hagerman, CISO of security firm Armor. “There’s just not enough security professionals to go around.” Amidst... Read more