April 27, 2020

Healthcare is moving away from hospitals into a variety of distributed settings. According to McKinsey, the areas expected to see the most growth include telemedicine, retail clinics, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and dental clinics.  Retail clinics in partic...

June 7, 2018

Good decision making is the hallmark of a great leader.  A leader’s ability to make a high percentage of good decisions, in a timely fashion, is fundamental to the effectiveness of the individual and the success of his or her organization. In fact, Bain researchers fou...

November 17, 2017

Healthcare is currently the industry most susceptible to hacking. According to Gemalto’s Data Breach Index, healthcare came first in having the most data records (~ 386 million) stolen in 2016. According to a recent British Medical Journal article, 81% of 223 organizat...

August 7, 2017

Here is a paragraph from a recent article, “Fears of hackers targeting US hospitals, medical devices for cyber-attacks”:

“The popular TV show “Homeland” included a scene where the president’s pacemaker was hacked, and [cybersecurity] researchers say that threat is very...

July 1, 2017

As patients, have we ever thought that issues with Healthcare IT systems like Electronics Health Record (EHR) and its components such as Computerized Physician Order Entry (CPOE), Electronic Medication Administration Record (e-MAR), Clinical Decision Support (CDS) syst...

June 15, 2017

The aftermath of WannaCry ransomware attacks have left many healthcare CIOs, CSOs and medical device manufacturers more concerned about device security than ever. The healthcare community, however, has been aware of potential cybersecurity related vulnerabilities and t...

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