Clinical CareMillions of Americans' Medical Images and Data Are Available on the Internet. Anyone Can Take a Peek.
Hundreds of computer servers worldwide that store patient X-rays and MRIs are so insecure that anyone with a web browser...
Innovation1 in 4 Healthcare Workers Lack Cybersecurity Training, Study Finds
Beyond a lack of training, the results suggest there's insufficient awareness of institutional cybersecurity policies.
InnovationPresbyterian Healthcare Services Reports Data Security Breach
Earlier this month, the New Mexico-based system acknowledged that a May "data security incident" affected 183,000 patients.
Clinical CareMGH Data Breach Affects 9,900 People
The breach in the hospital's Neurology Department did not include Social Security numbers, or insurance or financial information.
Clinical CareDoctors Fight Legislation Prompted By Sex Abuse Scandals
Health researchers say these measures are part of a broader national shift in the doctor-patient relationship.
Clinical CareEscalating Workplace Violence Rocks Hospitals
Many healthcare workers say the physical and verbal abuse come primarily from patients, some of whom are disoriented because of...
Chinese Nationals Indicted in Massive Anthem Hack
The 2015 data breach exposed the personal information of 78.8 million people. Anthem says no fraud was ever linked to...
InnovationCybersecurity is Top Issue for Hospital IT Professionals, Creating New Workforce Dynamics
HIMSS survey suggests focus on other IT priorities may lag; influence of security leaders may cause tension.
FinanceSwindler Dupes Georgia Health System Finance Director Into $1.2M Wire Payment
Police are investigating after the executive reportedly sent organization funds to someone posing as a representative of a construction company...
Nursing10 Ways to Protect Nurses From Active Shooters
Experiencing violence shouldn't be 'part of the job.' Here's how healthcare executives can promote workplace safety.
Anthem to Pay Biggest HIPAA Settlement in History
The $16 million settlement stems from a series of attacks in 2014 and 2015 that potentially exposed the electronic health...
Clinical CareHackers, Mattresses, Sponges Top ECRI Health Tech Hazards List
Improper cleaning and disinfecting can expose patients to infectious materials on mattresses or mattress covers. Sponges retained inside patients after...