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Homeland Security eyes device flaws
Healthcare IT News : October 23, 2014, 10:25 am
A senior official at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security said that it is currently reviewing nearly two dozen medical devices and pieces of hospital equipment for potential cybersecurity issues, according to reports.
Though it’s not a complete list, Reuters reported that DHS Industrial Control Systems Cyber Emergency Response Team, or ICS-CERT is looking at a Hospira infusion pump, and implantable heart devices from both Medtronic and St. Jude Medical, as well as medical imaging and networking equipment.
Hospitals' struggles to beat back familiar infections began before Ebola arrived
Healthcare IT News : October 23, 2014, 10:21 am
While Ebola stokes public anxiety, more than one in six hospitals – including some top medical centers – are having trouble stamping out less exotic but sometimes deadly infections, federal records show.
How many ways do you want to use your data?
Healthcare IT News : October 23, 2014, 8:40 am
A busy week for Stage 7 hospitals
Healthcare IT News : October 22, 2014, 11:20 am
Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences was announced as the latest HIMSS Analytics Stage 7 award winner on Wednesday. It's the most recent provider to climb the ladder toward complete EMR maturity in the past week.
IBM teams with UM on analytics project
Healthcare IT News : October 22, 2014, 10:58 am
With its sights set on leveraging predictive analytics in the clinical setting, IBM has teamed up with a mobility solutions provider to develop an early warning system for critically ill patients.