Security Measures for Medical Devices and Medical Information Are Number One Concern

Security Measures Medical Practice

It is the job of many to be concerned with the security of medical information that is passed back and forth between institutions and is saved in programs and on servers around the globe. It is also becoming increasingly important that the security of internet connected medical machines such as x-ray machines,

EMR Provider Microwize Technology Announces Medisoft Cloud

PARAMUS, N.J., July 6, 2015 Microwize Technology – a Healthcare IT firm providing Electronic Medical Records and Medical Billing software and healthcare IT solutions – located in Paramus, New Jersey announces the release of Medisoft Cloud. With no upfront investments, access to a knowledgeable support staff and low flat monthly prices starting at $69* per month per user,

More Healthcare Breaches – Who’s Next?

With three more healthcare security breaches recently reported, the issue of security is again in the forefront of healthcare news.  In a new report from CyberEdge Group, 52% of security professionals say their organization will likely be successfully attacked in the next year.  The number of actual reported hacks continues to increase with some 16% reporting multiple attacks.

Apps, Wearables, Cloud Services – All Part of mHealth

mHealth is an abbreviation for mobile health, a term used for the practice of medicine and public health supported by mobile devices. The term is most commonly used in reference to using mobile communication devices for health services and information and includes technology such as apps (applications), wearables and cloud services.  The market for these technologies is growing and as more options become available,

Anthem Breach Reminds Many of Importance of Security

Weaknesses in cyber security surely exist and the recent Anthem breach has many believing that this is just the start of an awful trend.  As well as the actual medical and miscellaneous personal information, social security numbers and financial information (for payment to providers) are all in one place – providing the winning trifecta for hackers. 

mHealth=Mobile Health

mHealth is an abbreviation for mobile health, a term used for the practice of medicine and public health supported by mobile devices. The term is most commonly used in reference to using mobile communication devices, such as mobile phones, tablet computers and PDAs, for health services and information.  The mHealth field has emerged as a sub-segment of eHealth,

Forces Joined for Interoperability

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) is a staff division of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and they are focused on implementing an interoperable and secure nationwide health information system.  The EHR/HIE Interoperability Workgroup (IWG) is a New York-led group of 19 states and 47 EHR and HIE vendors.