Some health systems foresee delayed implementation efforts because they lack the bandwidth right now to plan for them – but some technologies, particularly telehealth, are in high demand.
Matthew Kull, who had served as CIO on an interim basis, will take charge of the health system's strategic approach for digital transformation.
As the number of lives touched by COVID-19 is continuously mounting, so are the efforts of IT departments to counter the rising pressure on hospitals.
Henning Schneider, CIO, Asklepios Kliniken, Germany, and vice-chair board of directors at HIMSS compares COVID-19 to recent epidemics and explains how priorities of the IT department have shifted in view…
The CIO of Arizona's Health Current describes the health information exchange's efforts to serve its participants during the COVID-19 crisis – and discusses its ongoing efforts to boost data quality…
The World Health Organization has reportedly seen attempted cyberattacks double since the onset of the COVID-19 crisis, and a vaccine testing facility has also been targeted with ransomware.
Technology companies stepping up to help NHS in struggle against coronavirus.
The agency was subject to a hacking attempt on Sunday, designed to slow down its COVID-19 pandemic response and sow disinformation, Bloomberg reports.
Cybersecurity firm CynergisTek is using AI to help hospitals detect unauthorized access to electronic health records and prevent breaches caused by coronavirus curiosity.
A tip from the director of information services: Never rely on WiFi or cellular networking. Always use Bluetooth beacons inside hospitals.