Tag: protection


If You Just Had COVID, Here’s When To Get The New Booster Shot

September 26, 2022

Via: HuffPost

There’s a new COVID-19 booster shot available that provides better protection against the variants that are currently circulating. It’s a bivalent shot, meaning it targets both the original strain of the virus and the highly contagious omicron subvariants ― including […]


Healthcare Providers Must Take More Responsibility For ‘Health’

March 2, 2016

Via: Forbes

Humans were likely not naturally imbued with the drive to “be responsible.” Growing up, we struggle with the idea–getting homework completed on time, keeping up with our mittens in the winter, reproducibly completing chores around the house and, later, coming […]


Security experts to share tips for assessing the risk of medical devices

February 26, 2016

Via: HealthcareITnews

It seems simple enough: If a piece of medical equipment is storing, receiving, transmitting, or processing electronic protected health information, it falls within the category of devices that are covered under HIPAA. Yet, “for many practitioners, it just hasn’t occurred […]


Healthcare providers protect wrong data, putting patient health at risk

February 25, 2016

Via: HealthcareITnews

Too many healthcare organizations are focused on securing the wrong assets, leaving them vulnerable to cyberattacks and putting patients at risk, a new report from Independent Survey Evaluators claims. When healthcare leaders focus primarily on protecting patient data, they often […]