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How To Prevent Insider Threats From Compromising Your Health Data

How To Prevent Insider Threats From Compromising Your Health Data

What’s one of the biggest threats to your health data? Fraud? Ransomware? Bugs in the system? While they all can put your data at risk, we’re finding more and more that careless or poorly trained employees could be your largest concern.

According to the report In 2017, The Insider Threat Epidemic Begins by the Institute For Critical Infrastructure Technology, 31.5 percent of cybersecurity incidents in 2014 were perpetrated by malicious insiders, and 23.5 percent resulted from the activities of non-malicious insider threats.

3 Tips For Building A Successful Telehealth Practice

3 Tips For Building A Successful Telehealth Practice

Telehealth: it’s coming to a medical facility near you.

Do you already have telehealth functions within your practice? If not, what are you waiting for? According to HIMSS Analytics, telemedicine solutions and services has surged in the past three years, rising from 54 percent in 2014 to 71 percent in 2017.

If you are looking to starting your own telehealth program, you must approach it thoughtfully.

How To Keep Your Health Data Safe

How To Keep Your Health Data Safe

The world is changing quickly with disruptive technologies. Every day it seems that something we’ve grown used to is shaken up and replaced with a ground-breaking product that changes the way we think about health care forever.

Haven’t seen artificial intelligence at play in your office? Hang around a few minutes; it’s bound to happen soon.

How Wearables Can Change Medicine

How Wearables Can Change Medicine

The wearable market is quickly gaining momentum. The number of connected wearable devices worldwide is expected to jump from an estimated 325 million in 2016 to 830 million in 2020. And while many different types of gadgets fit into the wearable category - Bluetooth headsets, head-mounted display products, clothing, eyewear, etc - smartwatch sales have the majority at around 52 percent market share.

IoT Can Lead To Better Patient Care

IoT Can Lead To Better Patient Care

As the role of technology becomes more integrated within patient care, providers are going to have to continue to adopt new ideas to stay on the cutting edge.

A recent report Internet of Things, Today and Tomorrow states that six in ten healthcare organizations are already using IoT, with patient monitors (64 percent) and x-ray/imaging devices (41 percent) being the main devices connected to the network.