Could cyberthieves target non-healthcare entities to steal medical records? If the FBI is correct about how few companies could withstand the tactics that beat Sony, not many in the U.S. would be in a position to fight.
Security experts predict attacks will become more sophisticated, crimeware-as-a-service will gain traction, and the attack surface is poised to expand dramatically, all with more digital health data unprotected.
You've seen all the interpretations of smart wrist-wear, from bands to watches. But have you heard of smart clothes, the new subset of wearables transforming the market and patient experience as we know it?
In a case study generalizable to other care settings, researchers found that even though regular customization of electronic health records is complex and time consuming, it is also necessary for clinicians to effectively use EHRs.
The most popular stories on this Government Health IT sister site take a hard look at doctors who got convicted this year, hard-to-believe HIPAA breaches, apps compatible with Apple's HealthKit, trailblazing women physicians, and more.
Smartphone apps for evidence-based medicine, trends and reimbursement codes sculpting telehealth's future, sensors and wearables, as well as a buyers' guide to ICD-10 apps topped the list of reader favorites for the year.
Amid all of the policy and partisan issues on the minds of a lame duck Congress were requests for more information about data sharing and blocking, as well as some strings for the great military EHR modernization.