September 17, 2019

Cybersecurity has become one of the most significant financial and reputational risks for an organization.  Examples of the ever-increasing cybersecurity threats include:

  • More than 22 government entities in Texas, Florida, Maryland and Georgia faced ransomware recen...

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...

April 16, 2018

Starting a week with the news that talk about patient data breach from a radiology interface is not comforting to many imaging centers or radiology departments. The total cost could easily get into millions of dollars considering tens of thousands of patient records at...

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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