How Blockchain Impacts Healthcare: Security

As in other industries, cyberattacks are of the utmost concern in the healthcare sector. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights, data breaches have steadily increased over the last several years, and in 2020 there were more than there had ever been -- 642. Further, those statistics, which [...]

By |2021-11-04T16:13:34+00:00November 4th, 2021|Blog|

What Pandemic Cyberattacks Taught Us About Security in Healthcare

For all that the Covid-19 pandemic has been an exhausting and extensive trial of the U.S. health system, it has also given the sector a once-in-a-generation chance to advance itself beyond all expectations. When faced with the challenges and burdens of a public health emergency, care providers and research organizations embraced innovative solutions, setting the [...]

By |2021-03-01T14:58:07+00:00March 1st, 2021|Blog|

If Telehealth is the Future, We Need to Focus More on Cybersecurity

The signs that telehealth will become a predominant and permanent part of the American healthcare system have become abundant in the wake of COVID-19. But are we prepared to address the proportional risk of cyberattack that accompanies them?  Consumer interest in digitally-facilitated -- and socially-distanced -- healthcare has skyrocketed in recent months as patients seek [...]

By |2020-09-29T20:22:23+00:00September 29th, 2020|Blog|

We Need to Prioritize Cybersecurity in 2020

Technology has sparked incredible advances in healthcare -- but it hasn’t done so without risk. Cybersecurity has long been a hot-button issue for the healthcare sector. For many provider organizations, a major security breach constitutes a worst-case scenario, posing a significant threat to operations, patient trust, and confidential information alike.    Moreover, those in the [...]

By |2019-12-19T18:01:53+00:00December 19th, 2019|Blog|

Are Providers Having a Crisis of Confidence with Medical Tech?

Machines are wholly indispensable in today's technology-powered medical landscape. Patients and providers alike trust in the value and security of medical devices. Our trust seems almost necessary; after all, medical technology supports hospital staffers during every minute of every day. The machines they access store vital patient data, facilitate channels of communication, and provide real-time [...]

By |2019-01-08T22:28:18+00:00January 8th, 2019|Blog|