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September 26, 2018
Chris Nerney

Report: Connected medical devices vulnerable to hackers

Hackers can “trick” medical devices into sharing detailed information about the device’s inner workings, according to healthcare IoT security vendor Zingbox.
September 26, 2018
Chris Nerney

Market for healthcare IoT to see strong growth, report predicts forecasts 31.1 percent CAGR for global Internet of Things in healthcare through 2024.
September 25, 2018
Chris Nerney

Blockchain alone can't solve healthcare interoperability problem

"There is nothing inherent in blockchain that addresses the interoperability problem of healthcare data," Forbes contributor writes.
September 21, 2018
Chris Nerney

How the tariff war with China could hurt healthcare providers

While existing supply contracts will blunt any immediate impact on hospital budgets, an extended trade war eventually will affect the bottom line.
September 19, 2018
Chris Nerney

The importance of architecture to healthcare interoperability

HIMSS chief technology information officer says more than APIs are needed to allow data sharing.
September 18, 2018
Chris Nerney

Providers left out of EHR feedback loop, survey shows

Deloitte study recommends healthcare organizations and tech vendors proactively seek out physician input on EHRs.
September 14, 2018

Hawaii fetal diagnostic lab reports ransomware attack

Nearly 41,000 patients' personal and medical records may have been affected in breach discovered in June.
September 12, 2018
Chris Nerney

Connecticut gets $12 million from CMS to launch HIE

State has struggled since 2007 to develop plans for health information exchange.
September 10, 2018
Chris Nerney

Nominee for VA CIO vows to improve cybersecurity

Trump selection James Gfrerer faults "sustained pattern of unpreparedness" in Senate testimony.
September 07, 2018
Chris Nerney

Da Vinci Project aims to boost data sharing for value-based care

Providers, payers, and healthcare tech vendors join HL7 in bid to better leverage FHIR for data exchange.