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How to improve defenses against health data security threats

Healthcare institutions are trusted with our most valuable information. Within their networks they store highly sensitive data such as medical records, treatment plans, financial records, contact information and more. This data is essential for healthcare providers to effectively communicate with patients and provide the best care possible. However, having this information is also what makes… Read More »

Hospital execs admit lack of readiness for Ebola in 2014, but defenses improving

Dive Brief: Hospitals were unprepared for the 2014 Ebola outbreak, but have improved preparations for an emerging infections disease outbreak, according to a new report from the HHS Office of Inspector General. However, hospitals administrators remain concerned about “sustaining preparedness over time,” including worries about finances and competing priorities for resources and staff time. In response… Read More »