Tewksbury Hospital in Massachusetts terminates worker after long-term snooping

Tewksbury Hospital in Massachusetts terminates worker after long-term snooping

A worker at Tewksbury Hospital in Massachusetts was discovered to be occasionally snooping in sufferers’ electronic medical records without clinical justification. The inappropriate access of...
Hacking of Medical devices increasing as a next huge threat

Hacking of Medical devices increasing as a next huge threat

Medical devices, involving those that are implanted within patients, are increasingly likely to be targeted by hackers and could pose a nightmare scenario if...
CHIME provides new certification program for industry executives

CHIME provides new certification program for industry executives

The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) is launching a new certification program that seeks to appreciate the expertise of executives who work...
Ransomware attacks Cleveland Medical, affects info of 22,000 sufferers

Ransomware attacks Cleveland Medical, affects info of 22,000 sufferers

Cleveland Medical Associates is providing about 22,000 sufferers identity protection services after a ransomware attack against the practice. The five-clinician practice is giving a year...
Ransomware Strucks Princeton Community Hospital in West Virginia

Ransomware Strucks Princeton Community Hospital in West Virginia

Princeton Community Hospital in West Virginia is attempting to resolve a ransomware attack through a total rebuild of its computer network. The reconstruction of its...
Medicaid data not still available for system and oversight

Medicaid data not still available for system and oversight

A system developed to make better the completeness, precision and timeliness of Medicaid data is not yet getting the job done, in accordance with...
Latest cyberattack strucks significant organizations worldwide

Latest cyberattack strucks significant organizations worldwide

A latest cyberattack similar to WannaCry is spreading from the region of Europe to the U.S., hitting port operators in the New York and...
Latest cyberattack strucks significant organizations worldwide

Washington State University experiences a major breach of PHI

The health and wellness services division of Washington State University in Seattle has faced a huge breach of protected health information, but the extent...
Feds release a critical technical alert on North Korean cyber threat

Feds release a critical technical alert on North Korean cyber threat

The U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team has released a critical technical alert on the tools and infrastructure being utilized by North Korean agents to...
WannaCry Ransomware Attack infected more systems internationally than previously reported

WannaCry Ransomware Attack infected more systems internationally than previously reported

The number of computer systems compromised by the international WannaCry ransomware attack previous month was grossly underestimated, a cybersecurity expert told members of Congress...

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