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April 7, 2017  9:46 AM

Cyber criminals compromising PHI, target FTP anonymous authentication servers

Kristen Lee Kristen Lee Profile: Kristen Lee
Data theft, File Transfer Protocols, FTP

The FBI's cyber division notified the private industry that cyber criminals are targeting File Transfer Protocol (FTP) servers in order to get their hands on protected health information (PHI).  0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend

May 24, 2012  11:19 AM

FCC plans to open up spectrum for wireless medical devices

AnneSteciw Profile: AnneSteciw
FCC, Medical Body Area Networks, remote patient monitoring, wireless medical devices, wireless networks

The future of remote patient monitoring could be looking a little brighter if the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) moves forward with its plan to allocate a chunk of unused...

October 31, 2011  11:50 AM

Verizon’s latest HIE platform update goes mobile

CommunityManager Profile: CommunityManager
health information exchange, mobile health, Verizon

By Brita Van Fossen, Editorial Assistant Last year, Verizon Business released a cloud-based health information exchange (HIE) to the public. Shortly after,...

September 13, 2011  11:59 AM

Wireless monitoring beneficial for patients, but irks hospitals

cbyertechtarget Profile: cbyertechtarget
home telehealth, mobile health, wireless medical devices, wireless networks

As mobile health, or mHealth, continues to grow in health care, so does wireless monitoring. This type of care could be a key player for patients in two areas: Reducing hospital visits...

June 7, 2011  11:56 AM

Hospitals eye wireless networks to boost satisfaction, connectivity

cbyertechtarget Profile: cbyertechtarget
health IT security, HIPAA Privacy Rule, Wi-Fi, wireless networks

Hospitals seeking to enhance patient and employee satisfaction are integrating wireless networks as a perk, and Catholic Healthcare West (CHW) is no exception. The health...

June 6, 2011  1:06 PM

Verizon updates partner, security management programs for health care

Beastwood Profile: Beastwood
HIPAA business associate, patient data security, Risk management, Verizon

Verizon Business has updated its partner and security management programs to help address the health care industry's increasingly complex data security...

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March 9, 2011  10:00 AM

Telemedicine at crossroads as CMS mulls final rule

Don Fluckinger Profile: Don Fluckinger
ATA, Cisco, CMS, Joint Commission, Telemedicine, telemedicine services, telemedicine technology

This year SearchHealthIT will be attending the American Telemedicine Association's annual meeting in Tampa. One of the reasons we're looking forward to it is because of the story: Telemedicine technology is...

February 11, 2011  2:52 PM

On the road to better hospital Wi-Fi

AnneSteciw Profile: AnneSteciw
mHealth, Telemedicine, Wi-Fi, wireless networks

Hospitals looking to implement electronic health records or provide telemedicine services should not overlook the importance of a reliable wireless network. Yet hospitals face a number of unique challenges with Wi-Fi, from lead-lined walls to radio frequency interference. A HIMSS Industry Solutions...

December 6, 2010  12:56 PM

Medical devices, electronic health records remain disconnected

Beastwood Profile: Beastwood
Meaningful use, medical devices, wireless networks

One of the core requirements of Stage 1 of the meaningful use of electronic health record (EHR) technology calls for recording and charting changes in vital signs for at least half of...

September 27, 2010  8:57 AM

HHS turns to Verizon Business for data network services

Beastwood Profile: Beastwood
hhs, Networking, Telemedicine, Verizon, VoIP

With an expanding role that in due time will encompass telemedicine,

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