TechnologyJoint Commission issues Guidelines for Dealing With a Cyberattack
The Sentinel Event Alert, titled "Preserving Patient Safety After a Cyberattack," informs health system leadership on how to react once...
TechnologyDo Consumers Care About Healthcare Privacy and Security?
A recent survey finds that consumers aren't concerned about protecting their personal health information on digital channels, and they may...
TechnologyHow Sky Lakes Medical Center Overcame a Ransomware Attack
The Oregon hospital's director of information systems talks about lessons learned from a 2020 attack by Russian hackers that forced...
TechnologyHealthcare Cybersecurity Bill Gives Congress a Chance to Tackle Hackers
Against the backdrop of the war in Ukraine, two senators have unveiled the Healthcare Cybersecurity Act of 2022, which would...
TechnologyWhy 2022 Could Be the Year of Zero Trust in Healthcare
Network segmentation, strong authentication, and detecting unusual network behavior can slow attackers already inside your network
TechnologyKronos Cyberattack May Affect HR Operations in Healthcare
Healthcare management software provider Kronos has notified clients, including those in healthcare, that a Dec. 11 cyberattack knocked down several...
TechnologyInside The Technology Protecting Healthcare From Supply Chain Cybersecurity Attacks
As cybercriminals target supply chains, it's essential to protect against third-party attacks.
TechnologyNew Cost to Paying Ransom on Cyberattacks
Evolving threats, new guidance add to need for healthcare cybersecurity.
NursingTop 10 Medical Technology Hazards of 2021 Show Impact of Pandemic
Effect of emergency authorizations, hasty insertion of UV cleaning devices, and remote operation of devices prompt the ECRI Institute to...
InnovationHHS Releases Update on Ryuk Ransomware Threat
The department is urging healthcare and public sectors to take steps to actively reduce cyberattack risks.
StrategyStrategies for Hospitals to Stay 'Cybersafe' During a Pandemic
Health systems and hospitals are not immune to the threat of hackers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Innovation6 Things Healthcare Execs Should Do to Prepare for Cyber Threats
The ECRI Institute's annual list of health technology dangers can prompt healthcare leaders to address cyber vulnerabilities.