Tag: hospital data


Ransom-Seeking Hackers Targeting Hospital Data

May 15, 2017

Via: MedlinePlus Health News

Hackers are increasingly targeting hospitals, using viruses to lock their computer systems and hold sensitive medical data and other files hostage, according to a doctor in Great Britain. The computer viruses that lock the files are called ransomware. These attacks […]


The 2015 Hospital Data Exchange Numbers are in: Has the Needle Been Moved?

June 8, 2016

Via: Healthcare Informatics

A recent data brief from the Office for the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC), based on information from the 2015 edition of the American Hospital Association’s (AHA) annual survey IT supplement, reveals that year over year, not that much […]