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Your Voice: I was hacked, tooThe article “I was hacked” (February 10, 2017) by Dr. George Ellis was quite timely.
Health IT creates lose-lose situation for physicians
Health IT creates lose-lose situation for physiciansPatients are torn between whether they want their physicians to use technology or not.
Data security: the 800-pound digital elephant in the room for physiciansAs you read this, someone somewhere is gaining unlawful entry to hundreds, possibly thousands, of patient records. And it could well be your patients’ data.
Top tips for protecting a practice from hackers
Top tips for protecting a practice from hackersA dedication to security efforts is the only way to keep patient data safe from outside threats
I followed all the rules and I still got hackedLast fall, on a typical busy Monday morning, with add-ons, walk-ins, and a packed schedule, I started to notice my computer network was sluggish and I was getting kicked off of my EHR several times throughout the day. We verified that there was no issue with our internet service provider, so I assumed that the sluggish network was a function of a busy Monday morning.
Fancy cybersecurity is a joke, who needs it anyway?My patients' data will be safe, I'm not worried.
The cyberthreat to American healthcare in 2017Networked medical devices can be vulnerable to cyberattacks.
7 tips to protect patient data from visual hacking
7 tips to protect patient data from visual hackingWith a major hack of an insurance company’s database having made front-page news not long ago, it’s natural that many physicians think first about electronic data when they think about protecting patients’ private health information (PHI).
With hacking on the rise, physician records at riskIndependent physicians are concerned about data security, but feel they are limited as to what they can do to protect it.
10 steps to strengthen physician practice systems, safeguard patient dataSecurity risk assessments are difficult, but necessary.