Newsletter | September 5, 2019

09.05.19 -- Cybersecurity: A Real And Present Danger For Practices Of All Sizes

Featured Article
The Power Of Effective Clinical Communication
Article | By M. Bridget Duffy, Vocera Communications

Healthcare is built on sacred and trusted relationships between patients and their clinicians. As medicine has moved into the 21st century, we’ve lost our focus on patients’ narratives and knowing one another’s stories as care team members. As a result, we have lost human connections and have created a broken healthcare delivery system that leaves patients and families frustrated and nurses and physicians burned out.

How AI Will Evolve In Healthcare
Guest Column | By Shailesh Tiwari, MST Solutions

From chronic to acute diseases to clinical trials and drug development, the opportunities for a more precise and efficient intervention driven by AI are endless.

Cybersecurity: A Real And Present Danger For Practices Of All Sizes
Guest Column | By Sean Nobles, NaviSec

All healthcare organizations face growing threats from data breaches and cyberattacks, yet many small-and-midsize enterprises (SMEs) are caught off guard when they find data has been compromised.

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Hospital Secure Messaging: 7 Lessons Learned
Article | By Dr. Sean Spina, Island Health

As I was going through the metal detector at the airport, I tossed my pager in the bin. The security official looked at me and said, “You work in healthcare, don’t you?” I asked, “Why do you say that?” She said, “No one else uses pagers except for people in healthcare.” Her comment struck me; I thought, Wow. She is totally right.

  Registration Is Open For WEDI's Privacy And Security Forum

Join us at the WEDI Forum 2019: Emerging Trends and Updates on Privacy and Security in Health IT on Wednesday, October 23, in Washington, D.C. The forum focuses on the current and future state of privacy and security in healthcare and how various stakeholders assess data security protocols to ensure data integrity and security.

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