Tag Archives: Cybersecurity

OIG finds cybersecurity risks within HHS divisions’ systems

Security controls across eight Department of Health and Human Services operating divisions need to be improved to properly detect and prevent certain cyberattacks. That’s the finding of a report by the HHS Office of Inspector General, which conducted a series of audits at eight HHS Operating Divisions (OPDIV), using network and web application penetration testing… Read More »

Cybersecurity, telehealth, tech disruptors top health system concerns for 2019

Dive Brief: Cybersecurity, telehealth and health IT disruptors are front and center in health system leaders’ minds as they look ahead to 2019, a new Center for Connected Medicine report finds. In a survey of C-suite executives at 40 U.S. health systems, 87% said they expect to increase spending on cybersecurity, while none plan to cut spending.… Read More »

Cybersecurity, Telehealth and Interoperability “Top of Mind” for IT Execs in 2019

As health system leaders look ahead to the challenges and opportunities of the coming year, they are increasing their spending to defend against cyberattacks, expressing optimism about reimbursement for telehealth services, and feeling anxiety about Apple, Amazon and Google entering the health care space, according to a new survey. The second annual survey, conducted by… Read More »