Posts Tagged with HealthTech

by adgrooms on December 14, 2019

We are currently working on a healthcare data breach report, visualizing and analyzing reported incidents from the last ten years. This is the second installment of our data breach report. We will keep releasing portions of the report as we make new discoveries.

Breaches come in all sizes, from a stolen laptop to a database break-in. We can see this in the report data. The scatter graph ...

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by adgrooms on December 13, 2019

Healthcare data is a prime target for hackers. Studies have shown that data breaches cost an average of $8 million for healthcare entities or about $400 per patient record. This emphasizes the need for good defenses and awareness to protect patient health information.

We are creating a report that analyzes at the past 10 years of data from the US Department of Health and Human Services ...

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by adgrooms on December 11, 2019

Technology is deeply integrated into the fabric of healthcare. Clinicians use an array of software intended to enhance their ability to provide quality patient care. Clinicians need software to work well for them. They also need to know how to operate the software with some skill to realize its full potential. It can be hard to attain complete proficiency in these systems given their ...

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by adgrooms on December 4, 2019

In a perfect world, all software used by clinicians would help provide better patient care while improving workflows. But that is not always the case. Sometimes software obstructs the workflow. If a task takes too long or can be done more easily outside of the system, people will develop workarounds. The workarounds, over time, become part of the way things are done and a true solution ...

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by adgrooms on November 30, 2019

Healthcare is plagued by constant attacks from hackers trying to obtain valuable patient health information (PHI). Unfortunately, some succeed, keeping healthcare on edge, hoping that they won't be the next breach. As we talk about building better healthcare software, security is an important part of the conversation. It is imperative to keep PHI secure, but as healthcare moves toward a ...

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