Tag Archives: healthcare

Healthcare and technology industries team up to fight robocalls

Leaders of the healthcare and technological industries are uniting against the dangerous effects of robocalls to hospitals. Tufts Medical Center in Boston was overwhelmed on April 30, 2018, with more than 4,500 calls between 9:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m., said Taylor Lehmann, the center’s chief information security officer, according to the Washington Post. Doctors, hospital… Read More »

Digital innovation moving slowly in healthcare, study shows

A new study of healthcare innovation shows progress toward new approaches to care delivery could use a nudge. The report, entitled, “Trends for Scaling Innovation in Health Care,” was based on a survey of 29 health system executives from 28 unique health systems, and found that while many health systems and their affiliated health plans… Read More »

CISOs report cyberattacks on the rise in healthcare

The vast majority of healthcare organizations said they have seen an increase in cyberattacks over the past year, according to a new survey of 20 chief information security officers. What happened? The study, conducted by cybersecurity technology vendor Carbon Black, found two thirds of surveyed healthcare organizations said cyberattacks have become more sophisticated over the… Read More »